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Another airline, First Nation suspends operations

01 September 2016, 19:00

Lagos - Less than 24 hours after Aero Contractors Airlines, Nigeria’s second largest commercial carrier, announced an indefinite suspension of its scheduled flight services, another domestic carrier, First Nation Airlines, has suspended its operations, reports Punch.

First Nation is owned by the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu.

The airline's decision to suspend its operations follows an Engine Replacement Programme for one of its aircrafts.

Also read: Aero Airlines set to lay off staff, suspends scheduled services

Another aircraft of the airline is due for mandatory maintenance as allowed by the regulatory authority.

The airline currently has three  aircrafts in its fleet.

By law, no airline operator is allowed to carry out scheduled commercial operation with only one aircraft.

- News 24


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