The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has renewed the air transport licence (ATL) of Azman Air to enable the airline to resume operations. This development is coming hours after the NCAA suspended the airline for failing to provide the required documents for its ATL renewal. According to NCAA, Azman’s licence has been renewed fulfiling all outstanding requirements.
In his statement, the director-general, Musa Nuhu noted that “Consequent upon the fulfilment of all outstanding requirements, the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has renewed the air transport licence (ATL) of Azman Air, enabling the Airline to resume flight operations.”
In response to the renewal of the 5 years license which will run from 2022 to 2027, Azman tweeted that “Good News, AzmanAir has been granted a License to operate scheduled & non-scheduled passenger & cargo Air services within and outside Nigeria for another period of 5yrs by NCAA; having satisfied the requirements as guided by World Aviation Regulations,” it tweeted.
Azman also said it would resume flight operations from September 16, 2022. “Operation has been restored and all flights will now operate as scheduled from Friday, September 16. All passengers should kindly take note,” the airline noted.