NCAA takes action to lower high International airfare costs in Nigeria

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has established a committee aimed at reducing the high costs of airfares, especially for international travel.

This announcement was made by Captain Chris Najomo, the Acting Director-General of the NCAA, via a video press release posted on the Authority’s official X (formerly Twitter) handle on Monday.

Najomo, who noted the Authority’s awareness of the increased and high costs of international air travel in the country, disclosed that he has set up a high-powered committee to examine all the factors affecting airfare prices and how they can be lowered.

The Acting General of the NCAA further stated that the Authority had convened meetings with airlines, stakeholders, and other agencies to ensure the reduction of international airfares in Nigeria is achieved.

“It has come to the notice of this Authority (NCAA) about the increase and high cost of airfares, especially on the international travel.”

“NCAA, in a view of trying to make sure that these air fares are brought down have decided to set up a high-powered committee which will look at all the variances and how we can bring down these air fares down.

“We’ve met with the airlines and other stakeholders and other agencies to make sure that this is done.”

Source: Nairametrics

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