ICAO defines aviation security as the combination of measures, human and material resources designed to protect civil aviation from unlawful interference.
Aviation Security is the protection of air navigation and airport facilities, aircraft, passengers, crew, civilians, cabin and checked baggage, cargo, mail and catering goods against sabotage, hijacking, or criminal acts such as terrorism.
Aviation safety refers to the efforts that are taken to ensure airplanes are free from factors that may lead to injury or loss.
Aviation security risks and threats are evolving rapidly and manifest in many ways. Major threats include:
It is pretty clear that risks cannot be completely avoided or eliminated. However, the purpose is to reduce the likelihood that something will go wrong and the negative consequences that can result, so long as it is practicable and reasonable. There are always factors beyond our control and knowledge. As a result, everyone faces the inevitable challenge of balancing all risk management variables to make the best use of limited time, resources, staff and funds.
Africa’s most populous country, Nigeria is fast becoming the continent’s business aviation hub. Nigeria is becoming a major airline. Private jets dominate the country’s airspace due to infrastructure factors such as the vulnerability of transportation and aviation links, driving significant growth in the business jet operator market in Nigeria.
In many parts of Nigeria, instability is high, and the risk of terrorist attacks is high. Attacks can occur anywhere. Large cities are particularly at risk. Attacks have taken place around religious and public holidays in public and crowded places, including places of worship.
AVSEC is too important in Nigeria to disseminate and monitor compliance to International/National security directives and information relating to Airports, Aircraft operators, Cargo and dangerous goods handlers as well as coordinate inspections of cargo security and dangerous goods for Airports, Airlines and Cargo handling companies.
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iJET Flight Support offers the best AVSEC services to ensure airport and in-flight security, protect international civil aviation from illegal interference, and maintain safe air transportation of dangerous goods.
The Aviation Security Service AVSEC is a division of the Director General’s Office of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nigeria. This department is responsible for the safety monitoring of the aircraft and the operating environment of the aircraft.
iJET provides airlines and airports AVSEC worldwide with advanced technologies and professional airport AVSEC solutions for aircraft passengers AVSEC , cabin crew safety, aircraft guarding and searching, catering checks, document verification, and more.
Incidents of communal violence are common throughout Nigeria, especially in the Middle Belt State. Attacks can occur without warning. Aliens are not usually attacked, but they are at risk of being caught in an attack. You should pay attention to local government announcements and media reports, here are some examples:
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