The day after the accident, the NCAA suspends operations of Dana Airlines

the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority The NCAA on Wednesday suspended Dana Airlines’ Air Transport License (ATL) and Air Operator Certificate (AOC) indefinitely. NCAA General Manager Musa Nuhu announced it in a statement Wednesday night. Nuhu stated that the suspension of airline operations would take effect from midnight on Wednesday. He added that the decision was the result of a financial and economic health audit carried out on the airline by the regulatory authority. According to him, the findings of an investigation conducted into the airline’s flight operations revealed that Dana Airlines was no longer in a position to meet its financial obligations and conduct safe flight operations. “The NCAA recognizes the negative effect this precautionary decision will have on airline passengers and the traveling public and seeks your understanding, as the safety of flight operations takes precedence over all other considerations,” the statement said. Dana Airlines in a statement on Wednesday confirmed the suspension. “Our operations have been suspended as advised by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to undergo a full operational audit from midnight on July 20, 2022,” the statement said. A plane belonging to Dana Airlines made an emergency landing in Abuja on Tuesday after developing a suspected mid-air engine problem. The airline said the affected plane was an Abuja-bound Boeing 737 with registration mark 5N DNA. In a statement, Dana Airlines management said all 100 passengers on board disembarked safely and the aircraft has been grounded for immediate attention by our engineering team. “Our Abuja-bound Boeing 737 aircraft with registration number (5N DNA) embarked on an emergency landing today, July 19, 2022, due to an indication in one of its engines,” the statement read. airline. He said the pilot of the aircraft briefed the passengers about the incident and landed the aircraft safely at Abuja International Airport at around 2:52 p.m. “The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has also been informed about the incident,” it added. The latest incident occurs two months after the tires of one of the aircraft operated by the airline caught fire at Port Harcourt airport on May 2, ending a scheduled trip to Lagos that day. Read More Related News Here Let here it in the comment below if you do have an opinion on this; The day after the accident, the NCAA suspends operations of Dana Airlines