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British Airline fined N1million for breaking lock down rule

The Nigerian government have fined a British operator Flairjet for violating travel restrictions and operating during lockdown.

According to reports, two Flairjet airplanes were caught making illegal commercial operations in the country and was charged N500,000 each after it was impounded last week

According to a statement by the Minister for Aviation Hadi Sirika the maximum penalty for violating the Civil Aviation Regulations is N500,000

He tweeted

Flairjet were found to violate our Civil Aviation Regulations IS 1.3.3(a) Table 2(IV)7(a) and 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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