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NCAA Suspends All Foreign Lease Aircrafts Of United Nigeria Airlines



The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, on Monday suspended all foreign lease aircraft under United Nigeria Airlines (UNA).

This suspension is coming hours after aircraft belonging to the UNA landed passengers at the Asaba International Airport on Sunday rather than their destination, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja

A report emerged that all the wet lease aircraft under United Nigeria Airlines have been suspended.

A former Director General of the Agency, Benedict Adeyileka, who spoke with newsmen exclusively on Monday, confirmed the development.

He said the incumbent DG of NCAA, (Captain Musa Nuhu) could suspend United Airlines pending investigation.

He condemned United Airlines’s action, describing it as unprofessional and needing a thorough investigation.

“Just confirmed that their sub-Part G of their AOC is suspended. This means all their foreign registered aircraft are on subpart G.

“If you take the flight from Lagos to Abuja, the Captain is supposed to announce that it is landing in Asaba for whatever reason, but that was not the case.

“The director of the NCAA has the power to suspend that operation pending the investigation on the matter”.