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NCAA Commences Safety and Economic Audit Of All Private Jet Operations In Nigeria

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By: SANDRA UDEIKE

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has commenced a safety and economic audit of all private jet operations in Nigeria.

It has also suspended a private Airline, Mattini Airline Services Limited, over the runway excursion that took place at Ibadan Airport yesterday.

In a statement by the NCAA Director, Public Affairs and Consumer Protection, it explains that following the runway excursion, the Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB) has launched an investigation into the occurrence.

It states that, the Mattini Airline Services Limited holds a valid Permit for Non-Commercial Flight (PNCF).

According to the statement, while the NSIB is conducting the safety investigation, the NCAA has initiated an economic inquiry into the operation of the aircraft in line with the terms and conditions of the PNCF as detailed in its Annexure.

It explains that, the suspension will subsist until it is ascertained that the conditions of the PNCF have been adhered to.

The NCAA assures the travelling public of its utmost commitment to safety and the entrenchment of global best practices.

 

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