Lagos - Nigerian private jets owners on Tuesday began an indefinite strike to protest against a sharp increase in charges at the country’s airports, reports Leadership.
Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) on Monday raised airport charges by half, the steepest single increase in years.
Foreign registered aircraft engaging in non-scheduled operations are now to pay about N500 000 ($3 000) fee for every departure while Nigerian aircraft engaging in non-scheduled operations will pay N400 000 ( $2 500).
Before the new price regime, tariff on private jet or charter operations was not unified.
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