Tuesday, June 5, 2012
FG withdraws Dana Air operating license
The Federal Government Tuesday withdrew the operating license of Dana Air due to operational reasons.
Sam Adurogboye, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority spokesman, said “We have suspended their operational licence in the aftermath of the crash.
“We have to look at their entire practice. … They won’t fly again until their re-certification is carried out,”
Also confirming the suspension of Dana Air’s operating licence, special Adviser to the Aviation Minister on Media, Mr. Joe Obi said the airline was “suspended for safety operational reasons”
Meanwhile indications emerged that the Director General of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, Dr Olusegun Harold Demuren has been asked to step aside by the senate.