The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, on Tuesday constituted a five-man panel to hear an appeal filed by First Nation airline against sanctions imposed on the airline.
The sanctions came after First Nation and one of its pilots allegedly violated safety regulations in November 2016.
The airline and the affected pilot were subsequently fined N32 million and N1.5 million respectively.
The regulator, in a letter written to the airline on May 9, informed the airline that the chairman and members of the panel had considered their request and fixed new dates for hearing and determination of the appeal.
The new dates, PREMIUM TIMES gathered, are Tuesday and Wednesday.
Members of the appeal panel are drawn from two other airlines, a private aviation lawyer and observers from the NCAA.
The panel has since commenced sitting.
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