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NCAA CAUTIONS OVER ADVERSE WEATHER IN NIGERIAN AIRPORTS

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued Advisory Circular to caution Pilots, Airline Operators and others on severe dust haze/fog phenomenon prevalent in Nigerian airports.

In a statement by the General Manager, Public Relations, Sam Adurogboye, the Agency explained that adverse weather condition is expected in the Southern part of the country in December in addition to early morning fog which might also be experienced in the months ahead especially along the coastal areas.

With the issuance of this circular, the NCAA-AEROMET-29 of August 2020 is accordingly cancelled.

NCAA says the weather advisory circular is necessary to bring forth the evolving weather information to the attention of all stakeholders who need to perform their roles, and to ensure safe and efficient flight operations during this period.
Pilots, Operators and Air Traffic Controllers Pilots are directed to observe series of responsibilities which include exercising maximum restraint whenever adverse weather is observed or forecast by Nimet and briefed passengers accordingly.
The statement further urges Travelling public to exercise restraint and show understanding in this yuletide month as flights may be delayed or cancelled on account of weather situations.
The regulatory authority says it expects strict compliance to this Advisory Circular as violation would be viewed seriously

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