Thursday, 6 September 2012


The federal government has lifted the suspension of the Operating Licence of Dana Airlines. 

According to a release signed by the Special Media Adviser to Aviation Minister, Joe Obi said this follows government’s satisfaction with the air-worthiness of the airline after a rigorous technical, operational and financial audit of the airline.

By this development, Dana Airline is free to resume its normal commercial flight operations. 

The statement said the government will however continue to strengthen its oversight and regulatory functions to ensure that all airlines operating in the country, including Dana adhere strictly to safety procedures as required by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Act and all other relevant local and international regulations that ensure and promote sustainable air safety.

It would be recalled that the operating licence of Dana Airlines was temporarily suspended following the crash of one of its aircraft on June 3, in Lagos as a safety precaution.

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