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Azman Air Suspends Kaduna Operations Over Airport Attack



Following the Saturday attack on Kaduna International Airport, Azman Air has suspended operations in the state.

According to a statement by the airline’s management, the suspension is to avail them the opportunity guarantee the safety of travelers and staff.

Some armed bandits had on Saturday attacked the runway of the airport, killing a security guard.

An Azman Air flight was said to have been delayed for 44 minutes as a result of the incident, but passengers on the aircraft flew safely from Kaduna to Lagos.

“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.

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“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,” the statement read.

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