Three airlines Aero Contractors, Azman Air and Max Air Limited have been stopped from resuming domestic airline operations by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA COVID-19 Committee.
However, five airlines including Air Peace, Arik Air, Dana Airlines, Ibom Air and Overland Airways won the approval of the aviation authority.
Three charter companies, Allied Air Limited, ANAP Business Jets and Bristow Helicopters were also given the go ahead to resume domestic operations.
The decisions were conveyed in a webinar organized by the NCAA late on Tuesday for the purpose of updating aviation stakeholders on developments towards the planned reopening of the nation’s aviation space.
Chairman of the NCAA COVID-19 Committee, Godwin Balang said that the five airlines approved were the ones who had met the satisfaction for the resumption.