The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria on Wednesday said that Saudi Arabian aviation authorities disqualified three Nigerian carriers from transporting Nigerian pilgrims for the 2016 Hajj.
Alhaji Mohammadu Goni, Head of Aviation of NAHCON, who made this known at the commission’s Headquarters in Abuja, listed the affected airlines as Dornier Aviation Nigeria AEP Ltd; Top Brass and Azman Air Services.
The Federal Government had approved six airline operators to transport intending pilgrims for the exercise. Goni, however, said that the General Authority of Civil Aviation of Saudi Arabia cleared only three airlines out of the six nominated by the Federal Government. He said the airlines approved by the Saudi authorities are: Med-View Airlines Ltd.; Max Air Ltd. and Saudi Arabian designated carrier, Fly-Nas Air…Read more