As a contracting party to the International Civil Aviation Convention opened for signature in Chicago on December 7, 1944; “The Minister of Aviation today (Wednesday) presented a memo on the approval of the ratification of the air transport agreement between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the United States of America. In his own briefing, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Chief Adeniyi Adebayo, said that the Council also approved a memorandum it presented for the ratification of the investment promotion and protection agreement signed in 2016 between Nigeria and Singapore. It also approved another agreement between Nigeria and the Kingdom of Morocco. The federal government has announced the signing of bilateral air services agreements (BASA) with the United States, India, Morroco and Rwanda. The federal government yesterday approved the ratification of a bilateral air transport agreement between Nigeria and the United States to strengthen economic and socio-cultural relations between the two countries. A.Airlines of each contracting party designated in this appendix has the right to carry international charter passenger (and accompanying baggage) and/or cargo traffic (including, but not limited to, cargo chartering, splitting and combined charter (passenger charter/freight) in accordance with the provisions of their designation: on all segments or routes of the aforementioned routes, each designated airline may carry international air transport without restriction; to change at any point of the route, provided that, with the exception of all-cargo services, in the outbound direction, the transport beyond that point is a continuation of the transport of the territory of the party that designated the airline, and, in the incoming direction , transport to the territory of the party that designated the airline is a continuation of the transport from beyond that point. Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika announced the signing of a bilateral agreement between Nigeria and others. D. None of the restrictions mentioned in this section apply to airlines designated by the Nigerian government. In his statement, Hadi Sirika tweeted: “I am pleased to inform you that the President has signed, on behalf of Nigeria, the instruments for ratification of the bilateral air transport agreement between Nigeria and the United States, India, Morocco and Rwanda.” Any designated airline may, on either flight and according to its choice: “You will recall that both the United States and Nigeria are parties to the Chicago Convention on December 7, 1994.
Article 6 of the agreement even calls on the contracting parties to sign an air services agreement with Member States to improve social, political and economic relations. one. Any airline designated by one of the contracting parties operating international charter flights from the territory of one of the contracting parties, whether it is a one-way or round-trip trip, has the opportunity to comply with charter laws, regulations and rules, either in its country of origin or in the other party. When a party applies different rules, rules, conditions or restrictions to one or more of its airlines or to airlines from different countries, each designated airline is subject to the least restrictive criteria. A BASA is an air transport agreement between two countries and liberalizes commercial civil aviation services between the countries concerned by allowing designated airlines to carry out commercial flights covering the transport of passengers and cargo. Section 3 Except with respect to the consumer protection rules covered in paragraph 1, none of the contracting parties requires that an airline designated pursuant to this schedule by the other contracting party present more than one declaration of compliance with existing laws, regulations and regulations, or a repeal of those laws, rules or provisions that existing legislation provides, for the transportation of traffic from that other party`s territory or from a third country.