Azman Air a domestic private carrier based in Kano State in the North of Nigeria resumes regular operations on Sunday 16th May, after two months of suspension.
The carrier was forced to suspend operations on March 15th after the grounding of its Boeing 737 fleet that was involved in several incidents that included bursting of a tire on landing classified as serious by the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB).
After the non-compliances were corrected early this month, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) lifted the suspension of the private carrier.
The good news was made known to the public today on the Azman Air twitter page that regular operations are to resume on Sunday 16th May.
A letter was addressed to Azman Air on May 1st by the NCAA informing the private carrier that the suspension of the carrier had been lifted.
The letter read, the carrier, which was the subject of a suspension of its operations by the country’s regulator, saw this sanction lifted on May 1st. Indeed, following corrections of non-conformities highlighted by the NCAA audit, the flagship has received the authorizations to resume its operations. “Please note that the Authority has examined the corrective action plans that have been developed and implemented to remedy the non-conformities identified by the audit (level 1 findings), and deemed them satisfactory”.
Along with the implementation of non-conformance corrections to its Boeing 737 fleet, new managers in charge of maintenance, safety and training have been appointed by Azman Air.
Azman Air operates two 737-300s and four 737-500s. Its fleet also includes an Airbus A340-600 acquired last year and currently in the certification phase.
Azman Air flight schedule is on their website airazman.com and they kindly ask clients to contact them to modify all unused valid tickets at no extra cost.