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Monday, 25 May 2020

FG Fines UK's Flairjet N1m For Violating Nigeria's Aviation Regulation

                                FG Fines UK's Flairjet N1m For Violating Nigeria's Aviation Regulation
The UK-based airline 'Flairjet' has been fined N1m by the federal government of Nigeria, for violating the civil aviation regulations by operating during the total lockdown.

Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika who made the announcement also revealed that the airline has been reported to UK's CAA, MFA and the UK High Commission. 

He tweeted; “Flairjet were found to violate our civil aviation regulations IS 1.3.3 (a) Table 2 (IV) 7 (a) IS 1.3.3(a) Table 2(VIII)(4). The maximum penalty for each is N500,000:00k. We caused them to pay and reported their callous misdemeanor to UK CAA, MFA and the UK High Commission.”

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Flairjet was given the approval to operate humanitarian flight by the Federal Government due to the ban on commercial flights, but the company flouted the license.

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