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Dana Air resume operations after suspension

Dana Air is now set to resume flight operations, ENigeria Newspaper reports.

There are indications that Dana Air flight operations is expected to kick off before the end of October.
ENigeria Newspaper reported that Dana Air Transport License, ATL, and Air Operator Certificate, AOC, were suspended by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, in July 2022, following outcome of a financial and economic health audit.

Dana Airlines was no longer able to meet its financial responsibilities and maintain safe flight operations, according to the findings of an examination into the airline’s flight operations conducted by regulatory authority.
However, research revealed that the airlines had taken steps to resolve the issues and were currently subject to inspections by the authorities.

According to a reliable industry source who wished to remain anonymous, the NCAA will conduct a final audit later this week, which will put an end to the process of having the airline restart operations.
He said: “Dana Airlines may likely resume operations either before the end of October or November, 2022. The NCAA is satisfied with Dana’s response.”

In the meantime, the airline declared that key management personnel and position holders have completed their internal Safety Management Systems, SMS, training.

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The airlines’ Accountable Manager, Ememobong Ettete, said: “We have just concluded our Safety Management Systems training for top management staff and post holders.

“The NCAA audit is also still ongoing and we have made a huge progress, having upped the ante on all our processes and procedures, but the SMS training is a periodic training for staff to enhance their knowledge on safety both in the office and across all aspects of our operations.”

ENIGERIA NEWSPAPER

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