NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued a stern warning to all domestic airline operators over what it perceives as noncompliance with COVID-19 protocols stating that continuity in that line will attract severe penalties including revocation of approval.
In an All Operators Letter (DG39/20) with reference NCAA/ DG/AIR/11/16/267 dated today September 21, 2020 titled Non-Compliance with COVID-19 Protocols and signed by the agency’s Director General, Captain Nuhu Musa some domestic carriers have been flouting the protocols.
The letter obtained by Nigerianflightdeck read,”It has been brought to the notice of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) that some domestic airline operators have not been complying with the COVID-19 protocols as released through All Operators Letter (AOL) DG035/20 ref. NCAA/DG/AIR/ 11/16/260 dated September 4, 2020 and Advisory Circular (AC) NCAA-AC-AMS-006 dated September 4, 2020.
“Approval for resumption of domestic operations are predicated on compliance with the above protocols. This is a warning to all domestic operators who are not in compliance to desist from such acts immediately. The continuous non-compliance with the COVID-19 protocols will attract severe penalties up to and including cancellation of approval to resume domestic operator.”