United Nigeria Airways has efficiently scaled the Worldwide Air Transport Affiliation’s Operational Security Audit.
On the presentation of the IOSA certificates to the airline in Lagos on Thursday, the IATA Supervisor, West and Central Africa, Dr. Samson Fatokun, counseled the airline for efficiently finishing the rigorous audit processes which have made them at par with world airways when it comes to security requirements.
He emphasised that the airline should guarantee it sustains the certification, stressing that some airways who attained it earlier than couldn’t retain it.
Dr Fatokun mentioned, “In two plus years of your operations, you’re already there and at this degree, it may be mentioned, you adhered to the worldwide security requirements at its finest and that could be a nice achievement and we’ll wish to congratulate you for attaining this and we’d congratulate the workforce that labored, that is good and you have to be happy with your self.
“It’s a nice achievement however sustaining your self there’s even more durable and extra demanding. We have now had airways go up and getting there and never be capable of retain themselves there and you’re blessed with a bunch of very skilled colleagues and we couldn’t have anticipated something greater than this and you’ve got carried out very nicely.IOSA is an finish and in addition a way in itself that you should utilize to go to a better degree and the IATA membership is rather more.”
Nigeria, based on Dr. Fatokun, has the most important variety of airways within the IOSA registry in the entire of West Africa and United Nigeria Airways becoming a member of is proof of their dedication to security requirements.
“We have now only a few airways in West and Central Africa area that’s on the IOSA Registry in the meanwhile and you’re a kind of few for an airline that’s simply coming lower than two years of operation that’s already there, that is excellent and we hope it is possible for you to to maintain that and that very same willpower will proceed in order that, you’ll be able to sustain being there.
“In Nigeria, now we have six airways which can be within the IOSA registry, it’s by far the one nation in Africa with this huge variety of IOSA member airways, six in a single nation, there isn’t a nation in Africa can that may increase of that not even South Africa, we simply wish to congratulate the Nigeria operators,” Fatokun mentioned.
Earlier, the Chief Working Officer, United Nigeria Airways, Maxi Okonkwo, mentioned the airline was elated to have achieved one in every of its targets to be internationally acknowledged particularly when it comes to security.
He mentioned, “Once we began operations from day one, we made this a part of our programme and our chairman then say that something we have to do to be internationally acknowledged to be on IATA register we should always do it inside two years of our operations and I can let you know that now we have achieved that precisely earlier than two years of our beginning operations.
“It concerned visiting our ATO, the establishment that trains our pilots, the audit workforce needed to go there be sure that what now we have written down is what is strictly occurring. It was a really severe course of, it opened our eyes to many issues”.
“So it was a privilege, an honour and accountability all put collectively that we managed to undergo that and have become profitable. We additionally thank IATA and the audit workforce”.
“I have to emphasize that it wouldn’t have been straightforward with out the nice work members of workforce United Nigeria did on this and the assist of all stakeholders, the regulators, the bottom providers suppliers, and so on.”