The Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers’ Association (NATCA) has communicated stress over corrupted navigational guides (NAVAIDS) which has added to the redirection of global flights to neighboring nations. According to sunnewsonline, this is going ahead the impact points of the ongoing redirection of British Airways London-Lagos bound flight and Air France trip to Accra and Cotonou separately because of the condition of navigational and landing offices.
The NATCA president, Abayomi Agoro, said the occasions at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport is because of poor perceivability and dimness which caused the majority of the redirection and was intensified by the debased condition of navigational and landing offices because of absence of alignment.
The Ministry of Aviation, on August 29, 2019, affirmed receipt of a $8.5 million King Air 350i alignment plane in government’s journey to guarantee usefulness of navigational guides and lift avionics wellbeing and stem the $500, 000 semiannual capital flights.
This hardware was relied upon to be placed into utilization to guarantee that the navigational or correspondence gear like the Instrument Landing System (ILS), Very-high Omni-directional radio Range (VOR) are aligned at regular intervals to guarantee they work precisely and accurately.