Turkish Airlines has made a pledge to start the quick freight of all leftover passengers’ baggage in Turkey to Nigeria.
The freighting which commenced on Friday final week is predicted to proceed till Tuesday, December 17.
This was confirmed by the General Manager of Public Relations on the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Mr Sam Adurogboye, in an announcement on Sunday.
He defined that Turkish Airlines made the pledge following a gathering between its administration and the appearing Director-General of NCAA, Captain Abdullahi Sidi.
“At the end of the meeting, the Airline’s executives pledged to commence immediately freight of all leftover passengers’ baggage in Turkey to Nigeria,” Adurogboye mentioned.
He added, “According to them, this will be achieved by instantly upgrading the Boeing 737 – 800 being used and found inadequate to a larger Airbus A 330 and Boeing 737 – 900.
“The programme of clearance will be carried out from 13th to 17th December 2019.”
According to the NCAA’s spokesman, the aviation regulatory physique expects strict compliance to the remedial programme.
NCAA additionally warned all operators to make sure Nigerians weren’t taken as a right by offering secure, safe and environment friendly service in any respect time.
Turkish Airlines is understood for bringing Nigerian travellers into the nation with out their checked-in baggage.
Disturbed by the speed of reported instances, the NCAA in a letter dated December 11, 2019, suspended Turkish Airlines operations into Nigeria with impact from December 16, if the proper measurement of plane was not deployed to the service of Nigerians in any respect airports within the nation.