Dana Air Resumes Operations, Apologizes For Flight Disruptions
Nigeria's Dana Air has resumed normal flight operations after the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) disrupted its operations on Tuesday.
In a statement signed by the Media and Communications Manager, Dana Air, Kingsley Ezenwa, the airline described the Union's reasons for disrupting its operations as malicious and baseless.
“We wish to also state clearly that reason given by the union for their illegal action this morning is entirely false, baseless and malicious as there is no such thing as ‘casualisation’ of staff at Dana Air.
We have also advised the union times without number, that we are a law abiding and liberal corporate citizen and are not against their activities or the activities of our staff members in these unions.
We also cannot foist unionism on our staff. We understand what freedom of association means and we expect the unions to know better,” the statement read.
The airline said it will continue to engage the unions in the most civil manner and hopes that the union becomes constructive in their activities by supporting the efforts of the Federal Government.
assured them of its willingness to reschedule their flights for free and compensate them.Apologizing to their guests, Dana Air said it regretted the inconvenience the union's activities caused them and
The National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) had on Tuesday grounded Dana Air's operations after talks between Dana Air and the union collapsed due to disagreement over unionization.