Like Ibom Air, Dana Air Pulls Out OF AON Flight Shut Down Agreement
Dana Air, one of the leading domestic airlines has stated that it would not suspend its flight operations on Monday, May 9,2022 as agreed by airlines under the umbrella body; Airline Operators of Nigeria(AON).
The decision not to suspend flight was made known in a statement titled, “Dana Air Not Suspending Fights” and made available to journalists today.
The statement signed by its management explained that following the recent press statement issued by the AON, it has become necessary for the airline to take a stand in the overall interest of its passengers, corporate partners, staff and the industry at large.
The airline further explained that while Dana Air agrees with the AON on all the challenges facing domestic airlines in Nigeria and have on many occasions actively participated in the collective and ongoing engagement of relevant authorities on the urgent need to tackle the many issues domestic airlines have been grappling with which includes the skyrocketing cost of Jet A1, the has taken a decision not to join the suspension of flights on May 9, 2022.
“”We acknowledge that the present cost of jet A1 is unsustainable and should not be passed to the flying public, we therefore call on the government to act urgently to resolve these unending operational challenges while Dana Air will continue to support every effort by the AON to achieve a quick and peaceful resolution in the interest of our dear country Nigeria,” the statement assured.
The airline thanked and appreciate its customers for choosing to fly with us