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Nigeria bans aged aircraft from hajj operations
3 September 2006

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has issued guidelines concerning the forthcoming Hajj operations, banning the use of aged aircraft to fly Nigerian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia. The agency listed Boenig 747-100, 727, 737-100, 737-200, 707, DC-8, Tupolev 154, Yakovlev 42 and
other inactive aircraft parked for extended periods and other older generation aircraft as planes that would not be allowed to operate the Hajj flights. NCAA added that aircraft to be used for the pilgrims