Following the opening of the nation’s airways, the NCAA is threatening to revoke the licenses of some domestic airlines found to been flouting the Covid-19 safety protocols of the Federal Government.
The NCAA Director General, Musa Nuhu, issued the warning in a letter to all operators (DG39/20) with reference NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/267, dated Sept. 21, on Monday in Lagos.
According to The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) , it reports that the title of the letter was “Non-Compliance with COVID-19 Protocols’’.
Mr Nuhu said the warning was necessary because some domestic airlines had been flouting the protocols.
The director-general added that continuity in that line would attract severe penalties, including revocation of approval.
According to him, the continuous non-compliance with the COVID-19 protocols will attract severe penalties up to and including cancellation of approval to resume domestic operations.
He said: “It has been brought to the notice of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority that some domestic airline operators have not been complying with the COVID-19 protocols.