by Tolu Orekoya
Air Nigeria is set to get back in the air after being grounded by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), pending an audit.
The airline’s domestic and regional routes were grounded after a round of strikes by its pilots an engineers over their compensation.
The media relations manager for the airline, Samuel Ogbogoro said that the Air Nigeria was cleared for resumption after the NCAA gave its fleet clearance to resume flights. Ogbogoro said that audits of airlines after strikes carried out by staff was not unusual and was done to ensure that an airline was adhering to safety standards
According to the Daily Times, Ogbogoro also said that Air Nigeria is committed to offering safe and secure air services at all times and will always adhere to international recognised practices.
“Our daily scheduled flights to London have been operating and were not affected by the audit,” he added.