Lagos - Indigenous airline operators in the country has faulted the federal government for directing foreign carriers to stop the payment of royalties under the Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) to the coffers of the government.
The indigenous operators under the aegis Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) believe the new directive by government was another step to further undermine the survival of the domestic airline carriers, reports ThisDay.
Captain Nogie Meggison , Executive Chairman of AON, said the stoppage of royalties by the foreign carriers will make government lose significant revenue it needs to fix critical infrastructure in the aviation sector.
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