The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, made the disclosure on Sunday via his verified twitter handle.
“The maximum penalty for each is N500, 000.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the company was recently authorised to conduct humanitarian flights but was caught operating commercial flights.
Only passenger flights, which evacuate people or repatriate Nigerian citizens are currently allowed to operate as all airports in Nigeria are closed to international commercial flights until at least June 4.
However, flights for essential services, such as delivery of food supplies and items for humanitarian use are allowed to operate.
Edited By: Kamal Tayo Oropo/Silas Nwoha (NAN)