Sirika made the declaration on Saturday in Abuja in a statement signed by Mr James Odaudu, the Director of Public Affairs in the ministry.
The minister further warned other airline operators to take a cue from the recent Turkish airlines experience.
“Following the threat by the nation’s aviation regulators to ban its operations in Nigeria, Turkish Airlines last night flew into Abuja with a bigger aircraft A330 as against the usual smaller B737.
“Officials of the airline, alarmed by the prospect of losing their Nigerian market, had rushed into a meeting with the Nigerian authorities to pledge total commitment“ he said.
The minister also noted that the organisation had tried to comply with the conditions given to it in order to continue its operations in Nigeria.
According to him, Turkish airlines has been notorious for the…