EFFORTS by the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), to boost critical manpower capacity were given a boost Wednesday, as the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria, graduated a set of 12 cadet Air Traffic Controllers on Basic Aerodrome and Approach Control Course as well as Flight Training. The ATC Cadets who began the training early last year will commence on-the-job training (OJT) in some designated airports across the country for the Basic Air Traffic Control License.Meanwhile, the Managing Director of the agency, Engr. Ibrahim Abdulsalam has commended the cadet ATCs for their ‘’hard work and perseverance throughout the training period leading to a successful and impressive result’’. In a statement, Engr. Abdulsalam expressed delight that ‘’the agency is making remarkable progress in bridging the manpower gap in the critical sector of operations’’.
AISAN HOLDS INTERACTIVE SESSION WITH OPERATORS
THE MMIA branch of the Aeronautical Information Services Association of Nigeria (AISAN) on Tuesday held an interactive forum with airline operators and other end users of aeronautical information in order to appreciate customer satisfaction with its services. AISas a key department in NAMA provides criticalinformation that ensures safety and security for airspace users. The forum which was attended by representatives of airlines, aviation agencies and the Nigerian Air Force provided the opportunity for stakeholders to exchange ideas on how aeronautical information could best be managed and disseminated. In her remarks at the occasion, AISAN Chairman, MrsTitilayoAyinde tasked everyone to cooperate with the agency as it strives to fast track the AIS Automation project.
STAFF COMMEND MANAGEMENT ON 2014 PROMOTION
A cross section of staff have commended management for keeping faith with agreements reached with the various unions especially as it concerns staff promotion. Most of them who spoke to Monday Memo expressed delight at the prompt release of the 2014 promotions, saying that this initiative would further spur them to work harder.