Dr Harold Demuren, NCAA DG
The Chief Executive Officer of Overland Airways, Mr. Edward Boyo, has said that domestic airlines would next year safe huge resources presently spent on Customs Duties as the Federal Government has introduced zero tariffs on aircraft and spares.
He also commended the contributions of the Minister of Aviation, Mrs. Stella Oduah and that of the Director-General of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Dr Harold Demuren, for the abolition of import duties and value added tax (VAT) on commercial aircraft and aircraft spares.
“We thank His Excellency, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan for considering the recommendation of the forum of domestic airlines in the past years and removing this impediment to the growth of domestic airlines in Nigeria. This new government policy will breathe life into the operations of domestic airlines in Nigeria. It is a welcome development,” he said.