Worth Hike: FG To Grant Airline Operators Licence To Import Aviation Gasoline
The federal authorities has agreed to grant licences to airline operators to import aviation gas.
This was disclosed by the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria Nationwide Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd, Mele Kyari, on the finish of the resumed stakeholders’ assembly on the excessive value and non-availability of aviation gas (Jet A1) within the nation, on Monday.
The Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyeama, had earlier requested for the federal authorities to permit airline operators to import their aviation gas following the present hike within the value of the product.
Additionally, Kyari mentioned airline operators, aviation gas entrepreneurs, the NNPC and different stakeholders have agreed on an interim value of N500 per litre for aviation gas.
The value is to run for 3 days pending the dedication of a substantive value which might be arrived at after the three days.
On his half, the Chairman of Air Peace, mentioned though it was not what they anticipated, they’ve agreed to experiment with the worth for 3 days whereas negotiations between stakeholders final.
He, nonetheless, disclosed that they’d have beloved to have the worth as little as N200 per litre, however they are going to hold to the settlement on the tentative value.
Onyeama disclosed that the price of airline tickets would nonetheless be on the excessive facet till all the pieces is resolved.
In his closing comment, the Deputy Speaker, Home of Representatives, Ahmed Idris Wase, pleaded with the stakeholders to resolve the difficulty and scale back the sufferings of aviation passengers within the nation.
He mentioned they are going to current their interim report on the ground of the Home on Tuesday.
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