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NCAA Grants Anambra Approval to Operate Boeing 737-700 Aircraft

By Ikeugonna Eleke

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has granted the Anambra State Government the approval to operate Boeing 737-700 aircraft or its equivalent at the Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport, Umueri.

The state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, disclosed this, Wednesday, after receiving a letter from the agency.

He said the approval was based on a satisfactory inspection carried out by aerodrome safety inspectors at the airport on the 21st of January, 2022, to ascertain the preparedness of the airport for the upgrade in fire cover from Cat 5 to Cat 6.

‘The latest approval will gladden the hearts of Ndi Anambra and others who have been flying through the airport since it’s commissioning,’ he said.