Airline Operators rake over N10 Billion in six months –NCAA

…Says Nigeria to sign BASA with 15 countries

 

By Friday Nwosu

 

NCAANigeria’s Civil Aviation Authority has disclosed that foreign and domestic carriers in the country’s aviation industry raked over 10 billion naira from ticket sales in six months. Director General of the country’s regulatory agency, Capt. Muhtar Usman made the disclosure while delivering a paper at the 21st League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) seminar with the theme: “Achieving a win-win Aviation Sector in Nigeria” at the agency’s annex in Lagos. Continue reading

Nigeria’s CAA Gives Debtor Airlines 14 days Ultimatum

By Friday Nwosu

 

NCAADebtor airlines operating in Nigeria’s aviation industry risk being sanctioned by the country’s Civil Aviation Authority for failing to remit the statutory five (5) per cent Ticket Sales Charge (TSC) and Cargo Sales Charge (CSC) to the body. Apparently displeased by the non-compliant nature of the operators, the regulatory authority has issued a final notice to all airlines withholding the charges, giving them a-14-day ultimatum to pay up or face having their operation stopped. According to a statement by the regulatory authority, it will not hesitate to enforce the provisions of section 27(3) of the Civil Aviation Act empowering it to collect the charges from the airlines. Continue reading

Nigeria CAA Charges Police To Stop Stowaways At Airports

By Friday Nwosu

 

NCAAThe Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Muhtar Usman has charged the new Commission of Police (CP), Airport Command, Taiwo Lakanu to stop forthwith the incessant cases of stowaways at the airports. Capt. Usman said this while receiving the new commissioner of Police at the agency’s headquarters in Lagos. Continue reading