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NCAA lifts suspension on Dana Air

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has lifted the suspension on Dana Air after a successful conclusion of its audit on the airline.

In a statement the Accountable Manager and Chief Operating Officer of Dana Air, Ememobong Ettete announced that the airline would resume flight operations soon, having successfully concluded an audit organized by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority.

He further said, “the audit was a re-engineering and restructuring process and having successfully concluded the audit and an extensive one at that for the second time, and with a new management team fully in charge, we are now well positioned despite the current challenges and hostile economic environment’’

Ememobong said the focus of the airline is to ‘’fully on strengthening our operations efficiently for sustainable growth while still offering safe, reliable and exciting flying experience to our loyal guests.”

In July 2022, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) suspended Dana Airlines’ Air Transport Licence and Air Operator Certificate due to the inability of the airline to meet its financial obligations and conduct safe flight operations.

Writing by Annabel Nwachukwu