GUIDELINES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANT OF PERMIT FOR AERIAL AVIATION SERVICES (PAAS)


  1.        GENERAL

(i)      Application for grant of Permit for Aerial Aviation Services shall be made in writing to the Director General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)

(ii)     The application shall be signed by a person duly authorized by the applicant.

(iii)    The application shall be submitted to the Director General on or before a date not less than six (6) months to the expected date of utilization of the PAAS.

 

  1. REQUIREMENTS

(i)      The application for the grant of PAAS must contain the following particulars:

                   (a)     Name and address of applicant;

                   (b)     Type(s) of air services to be provided;

(c)      Proposed operational base of applicant;

(d)     Details of proposed routes to be operated where applicable;

(e)     Number and types of proposed aircraft to be utilized; and

(f)      Time and frequency of the services.

(ii)    The following supporting documents are required for processing of the application:

(a)    Four (4) copies of certified true copy the Certificate of

Incorporation of the company;

(b)     Four(4) copies of certified true copy of:

(i)               the Memorandum and Articles of Association;

(ii)            Particulars of the Directors of the company (Form CAC7);

(iii)         Statement of Share Capital/Return of Allotment (Form CAC2) with minimum PAID-UP share capital of N20,000,000.00(twenty million Naira); and at least

one member of the Board of directors must be an Aviation Professional in line with the Act. In addition, the majority shareholding shall be held by Nigerian(s).

(c)      Four(4) copies of the current Tax Clearance Certificates of the company and of each of the Directors (Originals should also be submitted for sighting);

(d)     Four(4) copies of detailed Business Plan of the operation indicating among other things, the company’s Vision, Mission, market analysis and strategy, company’s ownership structure, personnel plan, fleet acquisition plan, financial plan including source(s) of finance, balance sheet, break-even analysis, pro-forma income projections (Profit & Loss Statements), cash flow analysis, charter rates for passengers or cargo, etc and other standard Business Plan requirements showing detailed road map of how the applicant intends to provide efficient services;

(e)     Evidence of the applicant’s solvency to undertake the business;

(f)      Duly completed of application forms (forms are to be obtained)

(g)     Duly completed Personal History Statement (PHS) forms and two (2) passport photographs in respect of each of the shareholders of the company having more than 5% equity shareholding (The PHS forms are to be completed at the Headquarters of the SSS in Abuja);

(h)     Receipt of payment of N500,000.00 (five hundred thousand Naira) non-refundable processing   fee. (Bank Draft made payable to the NIGERIAN CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY).

3.     PUBLICATION IN THE OFFICIAL GAZETTE

        The Authority will in the process of carrying out the technical evaluation of the application cause the notice of application to be published in the Official Government Gazette, the fee of which shall be borne by the applicant.

  1. SECURITY CLEARANCE

        No person shall operate an aircraft in Nigeria without security clearance issued by the Government. Applicants duly completed Personal History Statement (PHS) forms and other relevant documents will be forwarded by the Authority to the Ministry responsible for Aviation for purpose of security clearance. The Directors of the company are expected to report at the Headquarters of the State Security Service in Abuja for documentation.

  1. VALIDITY OF PERMIT

The validity of a Permit shall be three (3) years.

6.      ANNUAL UTILIZATION FEE

Upon receipt of PAAS, an annual utilization fee of N100,000.00 shall be paid to the Authority.

  1. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

(i)      On receipt of an application, the Director General of NCAA may request for additional information from the applicant as may be deemed necessary.

(ii)     The outcome of the technical evaluation of the application accompanied by an appropriate recommendation will be

forwarded to the Air Transport Licensing Committee (ATLC) for consideration and approval to issue the Licence or otherwise as soon as the Security Clearance or comment is received from the Ministry.

(iii)    The Director General shall refuse to grant a Licence if the applicant is not cleared by the State Security Services’ Office.

(iv)   A Licence not utilised at the expiration of its three (3) year validity period shall not be renewed.

PAAS FORM 1

Application No:………………………………………..

Date Issued……………………………………………..

Signature of Issuing Officer:…………………………

APPLICATION FORM FOR GRANT

OF PERMIT FOR AERIAL AVIATION SERVICES

Note:

Before completion of this form applicant should refer to the guidelines/requirements for grant of Permit for Aerial Aviation Services for guidance

 

  1. Name: (Block Letters):……………………………………………………………................
  2. Trading Name if different from (1):.……………………………………………………….

            …………………………………………………………………………………………………

3(a)      Registered Office:............................                        (b)       Telephone No:……………………….

............................................................                        Mobile:…..……………………………

............................................................                        Fax:…..………………………………..

            ............................................................                        E-mail:...………………………………

            ………....……………………………                        Website Address:...………………….

 4.Address of Correspondence:                     (b)       Telephone No:……………………….

..........................................................                          Mobile:…..……………………………

............................................................                        Fax:…..………………………………..

            ……………………………………..                          E-mail:...………………………………

  1. Amount paid as Processing Fee and Receipt No:………………………………………...
  2. Aircraft to be Used:

NO

TYPE

NUMBER REQUIRED

CAPACITY

i

 

 

 

ii

 

 

 

iii

 

 

 

iv

 

 

 

v

 

 

 

 

  1. Mode of acquisition of Aircraft to be used:…………………………….............................
  2.         Purpose for which the aircraft will be used:

(i)        ………………………………… ……………………………………………...

            (ii)       ………………………………………………………………………………….

            (iii)     ………………………………………………………………………………….

  1. Sources of fund for the maintenance and Safe operation of the aircraft:

            (i)        ……………………………………………………………………………..

            (ii)       ……………………………………………………………………………..

            (iii)     ……………………………………………………………………………..

  1. Any other information affecting control of the aircraft can be written on a separate sheet of paper.

11.       Do you have an Aviation professional as a member of your Board?Yes       No

            Name:…………………………………………        Position Held:………………………..

 

CERTIFICATE

I, THE UNDERSIGNED, HEREBY APPLY FOR THE GRANT OF AN AIR TRANSPORT LICENCE AS DESCRIBED IN THIS APPLICATION AND I DECLARE THAT, TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEF, THE STATEMENTS GIVEN IN THIS APPLICATION ARE TRUE.

 

DATED THIS…………………….……..….DAY OF.………………….………….20…………….

SIGNATURE…………………….……....…….                POSITION…….……………………….

SIGNATORY’S NAME (IN BLOCK LETTER)……………………………………………………

ON BEHALF OF.…………………………………………………………………………………….

N.B.    Please note that this form should preferably be signed by an accountable officer i.e. the officer that exercises both financial and operational control in the company.

This form should be returned to:

The Directorate of Air Transport Regulation

Air Transport Operations Department

Licensing Unit

FORM 2

Application No:………………………………………..

Date Issued……………………………………………..

Signature of Issuing Officer:…………………………

FINANCIAL STATUS AND ORGANISATION’S STRUCTURE

Note: All questions should be answered or the word “not applicable” entered.

 

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SECTION A:

NAME, ADDRESS AND INCORPORATION

  1. Name: (Block Letters):……………………………………………………………................
  2. Trading Name if different from (1):.……………………………………………………….

            …………………………………………………………………………………………………

3(a)      Registered Office:............................                        (b)       Telephone No:……………………….

............................................................                        Mobile:…..……………………………

............................................................                        Fax:…..………………………………..

            ............................................................                        E-mail:...………………………………

            ………....……………………………                        Website Address:...……………….….

4. Address of Correspondence:                     (b)       Telephone No:……………………….

..........................................................                          Mobile:…..……………………………

............................................................                        Fax:…..………………………………..

            ……………………………………..                          E-mail:...………………………………

  1. Date and Place of Incorporation of Company: …………………………………………..

 

SECTION B:

SHARE CAPITAL

  1. The Company’s Authorised Share Capital:……………………………………………….
  2. The Company’s Paid-Up Share Capital:…………………………………………………..
  3. The Company’s Working Capital:…………………………………………………………
  4. If any shares have been issued other than for cash, state number: …………………….

SECTION C:

SHAREHOLDERS        

Where there are more than 20 shareholders in any company in sections C1, 2 or 3 below, details need be given only in respect of those holding more than 5% of the total share issued. For this purpose, nominee holding should be counted with any share held directly by the beneficial holder. The remaining shareholders should be grouped as others.

  1. Name in full and nationality of every shareholder giving number of each class of shares held and indicating in the case of nominee holding the name and nationality of the beneficial holder.

FULL NAME OF SHAREHOLDER(S)

NUMBER OF SHARES

CLASS OF SHARE

% OF TOTAL SHARE ISSUED

NATIONALITY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. If a Subsidiary of another Company:

            i.          Name, Address and Place of Incorporation of Parent Company……………....

                        …………………………………………………………………………………………

                        …………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Name in full and nationality of every shareholder of parent company giving number and class of share held, including the case of nominee holdings, the name and nationality of the beneficial holder……………....................................

                        …………………………………………………………………………………………

                        …………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Name of ultimate holding company if different from that shown in C2 with other details as in C2 (i) and C2 (ii) ……………...........................................................................

            …………………………………………………………………………………………………

                                                                        SECTION D:

SUBSIDIARY AND ASSOCIATED COMPANIES

  1. Name and place of incorporation of any subsidiary companies indicating proportion of shares held:…………………………………………………………………..

………………………………………………………………………………………………....

  1. Name and place of incorporation of any associated companies indicating proportion of shares held or nature of association:.……………………………………..

………………………………………………………………………………………………....

SECTION E:

CONTROL OF BUSINESS

  1. Give details of any person or corporate body, which has any significant financial interest in the business (by way of shares, debentures, loans or otherwise) or can control the activities of the Company/Licence holder in any way and is not such a person or body described in Section C of this form:……………………………………..

………………………………………………………………………………………………....

………………………………………………………………………………………………....

SECTION F:

DIRECTORS, MANAGEMENT AND STAFF

  1. Name in full, position in company and nationality of each member of the Board of Directors:

FULLNAME

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

POSITION HELD

NATIONALITY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Experience of Directors and Senior Management:

In the case of new applicants, directors and senior management’s personnel’s aviation experience should be stated. In the case of Licence holders, this section needs to be completed only in respect of the board members or senior management personnel appointed since the last form was submitted.

  1. Please list below details of the airlines’ Senior Management other than Directors:

FULLNAME

POSITION IN COMPANY

NATIONALITY

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Please give details of financial arrangements on ground or proof that the company can meet fixed and operational costs incurred from operations for a period of three (3) months from the start of operations without taking into account any income from the airline’s operations:

            Financial resources available:………………………………………………………………

            …………………………………………………………………………………………………

            …………………………………………………………………………………………………

            Details of Loan facilities:……………………………………………………………………

            …………………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Any other information affecting control of the airline can be written on a separate sheet of paper.

CERTIFICATE

            I, THE UNDERSIGNED, DECLARE THAT, TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEF, THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY ME ARE TRUE AND COMPLETE

DATED THIS…………………….……….DAY OF:……………………….20……………

SIGNATURE…………………….……….            POSITION…….……………………….

SIGNATORY’S NAME:...…………………………………………………………………...

ON BEHALF OF.……………………………………………………………………………

N.B.

(i)        Please note that this Form should preferably be signed by an Accountable Officer i.e. that exercises both financial and operational control in the applicant-company.

(ii)       Before completion of this form applicant should refer to the guidelines/ requirements for grant of Permit for Aerial Aviation Services for guidance.

This form should be returned to:

The Directorate of Air Transport Regulation

Air Transport Operations Department Licensing

 

PAAS FORM 3

Application No:………………………………………..

Date Issued……………………………………………..

Signature of Issuing Officer:…………………………

APPLICANT’S UNDERTAKING

Note:

This Form should be signed by an Accountable Officer i.e. that exercises both financial and operational control in the applicant-company.

CONDITIONS OF PERMIT FOR AERIAL AVIATION SERVICES (PAAS)

I ………………………………………………… on behalf of …………………………………… hereby agree to comply with the under listed conditions if my application for a Permit for Aerial Aviation Service is granted:

(a)        Obtain all relevant Certificates and authorizations including the Safety Clearance Certificate issued by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) before  commencement of operations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

(b)       Ensure the aircraft operated must be in accordance with the laws, regulations and rules in force in Nigeria as well as the Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) of ICAO.

(c)        Ensure operation is not different from those specified in the Permit.

(d)       Ensure that the aircraft is not used for carriage of passenger(s), cargo or mail for hire or reward.

(e)        Ensure payment of staff salaries as and when due.

(f)        Ensure payment of aviation charges including 5% Contract Sales Charge as and when due.

(g)       Ensure the submission of monthly statistical returns, of all flights undertaken during the preceding month, to the Federal Ministry of Aviation or NCAA not later than 15th day of the following month and shall include the following particulars:

            (i)        Date of operation;

            (ii)       Registration number and type of aircraft used;

            (iii)      Types and location of operations conducted;

            (iv)      Total flying time involved;

Failure to comply with any of the conditions above (a to g) shall result in the, suspension, withdrawal or revocation of the Permit for Aerial Aviation Services.

DATED THIS…………………….……..….DAY OF.………………….………….20…………….

SIGNATURE…………………….……....…….                POSITION…….……………………….

SIGNATORY’S NAME (IN BLOCK LETTER)……………………………………………………

ON BEHALF OF.…………………………………………………………………………………….

                                    (Include company’s official stamp)