JUST IN: NCAA suspends licences of 10 personal jet operators

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority has suspended 10 personal jet operations over failure to start the recertification course of.

This is contained in a press release signed by the Director of Public Affairs and Consumer Protection, Mr Michael Achimugu, on Friday, in Abuja.

The company mentioned the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations 2023 Part 18.3.4 forbids holders of Permit for Non-Commercial Flights (PNCF) from utilizing their plane for carriage of passengers, cargo or mail for rent or rewards (business operation or constitution companies).

“As a results of flagrant disregard of this rule, the NCAA had earlier directed all holders of PNCF to bear re-evaluation, which ought to have been concluded by April 19, 2024.

“To this finish, the NCAA has suspended the PNCF of Azikel Dredging Nigeria Ltd, Bli-Aviation Safety Services, Ferry Aviation Developments Ltd and Matrix Energy Ltd.

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“Also, Marrietta Management Services Ltd, Worldwide Skypaths Services, Mattini Airline Services Ltd, Aero Lead Ltd, Sky Bird Air Ltd and Ezuma Jets Ltd.

“The public is hereby notified that it is illegal to engage PNCF holders for commercial purposes. The NCAA will not hesitate to initiate enforcement actions against any PNCF holder found guilty of illegal operations,” the company mentioned.

The company mentioned that its officers had been deployed to General Aviation Terminals (GAT) and personal wings of the airports to watch the actions of the PNCF holders.


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