The Director – General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority , Capt . Musa Nuhu , has said government palliatives will only be cover airlines with valid Air Operator Certificates.
Nuhu said this in a media session with journalists on Wednesday .
He said , “ Any airline can apply , whether functioning or not but it is a policy that participating airlines must be functioning and with Air Operators Certificates .
“ I also believe that the AON has its own set of rules and they know the criteria . I believe the AON will not put forward a non -functioning airline. ”
He also explained that the decision to cut down major organs of the authority from nine to six was to strengthen the aviation body .
Nuhu added that the Directorate of Consumer Protection had not been scrapped.