Breaking: Dana Air Sacks Many Staff Amidst NCAA Suspension


Dana Air Disengages Staff Amidst NCAA Operational Audit.

In a move aimed at ensuring compliance with regulatory standards, Dana Air has announced the temporary disengagement of some of its staff members. This decision comes amidst an ongoing operational audit being conducted by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

According to Kingsley Ezenwa, Head of Corporate Communications at Dana Air, the audit is a collaborative effort between the airline and the regulatory authority to ensure that all necessary standards and regulations are met.


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The disengagement of staff members is intended to facilitate a thorough review of operational procedures and efficient management of resources.


In a statement released on Saturday, May 11, Dana Air expressed its appreciation for the resilience and dedication of its staff during this period of uncertainty. The airline acknowledged the difficulties faced by staff and assured them that every effort is being made to resolve the situation promptly.

The NCAA had earlier suspended the Air Operator Certificate (AOC) of Dana Airlines following an incident where one of its planes skidded off the runway. The regulatory body cited “elevated safety concerns” posed by the airline as the reason for the suspension.

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Dana Air has reaffirmed its commitment to full cooperation with the authorities to facilitate a smooth and expedited resolution of the audit process. The airline has also commenced talks with lessors and is engaging stakeholders on the progress made so far.

As the situation unfolds, Dana Air has urged its staff and stakeholders to remain calm and understanding, assuring them that updates and support will be provided throughout the process.



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