Nigeria

Nigerian Government Impounds British Aircraft For Operating Commercial Flights

Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr

The Nigerian has impounded a British Aircraft for operating commercial flights in the country despite lockdwon.

Nigerian Government Impounds British Aircraft For Operating Commercial Flights
Nigerian Government Impounds British Aircraft For Operating Commercial Flights

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this known on Sunday via his Twitter handle, @hadisirika.

He said the company, Flair Aviation, was authorised to conduct humanitarian flights but was caught operating commercial flights.

Sirika explained that in addition to the confiscated aircraft, a fine would be imposed on the company for the contravention of ’s ban on commercial flights as part of measures to curb the importation of coronavirus.

“COVID-19. Flair Aviation, a UK company, was given approval for humanitarian operations but regrettably, we caught them conducting commercial flights. This is callous! The craft is impounded, the crew being interrogated. There shall be maximum penalty. Wrong time to try our resolve,” the minister tweeted.

Adelowo Adegboyega
Link Up
OduNews on Google News

Submit press release, news tips to us: [email protected] | Follow us @ODUNewsNG