Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has lifted the suspension placed on Azman Air since March 15, over safety-related issues after the airline complied with its recommendations and carried out a Corrective Action Plan (CAP) effectively.

The airline stated this on its social media handles at the weekend and this was confirmed by a top official of the NCAA.

Azman Air stated that it is back to operations and would be releasing its operational schedule soon, urging its clients to prepare for scheduled rollout.

It said: “In this regards, having satisfactorily undergone the safety audit and implemented the Corrective Action Plan as recommended by the regulatory body, we are pleased to inform the public that the suspension is hereby lifted. This was confirmed in a meeting held between the management of Azman Air and NCAA on May 1, 2021.

“The underlying purpose of this journey is safety and we can assure the general public that it is the beginning of a new experience as we remain committed to raising the standard when it comes to safety of crew, equipment and passengers.”

In an interview, the NCAA Director-General, Captain Nuhu Musa, said the CAA’s responsibility and duty is to guide and work with the operators and assist them to ensure they are in compliance with our regulations

He stated that Azman Air is responding to the corrective action plan that followed the regulator’s audit, stressing that the airline would come out better for it and that the NCAA too has learned from the incident and would improve on all perceived deficiencies.

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