Azman Air has announced the suspension of flights into Kaduna International Airport follwoing a recent deadly attack by bandits at the airport.
Azman Air Suspends Flights To Kaduna Airport
KanyiDaily had reported how a security guard attached to the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) was killed by bandits who stormed Kaduna Airport and stopped an Azman Air flight from taking off on Saturday, March 26.
In a statement issued on Monday, March 28, Azman Air it will be halting its operations into Kaduna airport for a few days to ensure that the safety of travellers and workers is guaranteed.
The statement reads, “The management of Azman Air will like to inform the general public that we will be halting our operations into Kaduna airport for a few days.
“We understand the security situation around the airport has been handled and normalcy has been restored accordingly, but it is imperative for the management to re-evaluate its operational procedures into the airport to ensure maximum safety of equipment, staff and passengers are fully guaranteed.
“The bedrock of our operations is safety and we will continue to explore every option to aid its delivery to the highest standard.”
KanyiDaily recalls that last year, bandits had also kidnapped nine people after invading the staff quarters of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at Kaduna Airport.