The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has threatened to sanction domestic airlines for over N19 billion debt on ticket sales.
The authority said this in Abuja at a meeting with scheduled airline operators and ground handlers.
Speaking at the meeting, director-general, NCAA, said he had appealed to the airlines to pay their debts. Nuhu said the airlines were currently owing about N19 billion on ticket charges collected from passengers but refused to remit to the agency.
He also said sanctions would be against any defaulting airlines if they refuse to pay within a month.
“The airlines must enter an MoU on how they will pay their debts in the next 30 days from August 30, 2022. Or their license (sic) will be at the expiration of the deadline”. NCAA sustains on internally generated revenue (IGR) without any money from the federal government.