Firstnation management said on Thursday that it is currently undergoing maintenance on its A319 fleet, dispelling stories that it has stopped operations.
This maintenance exercise, the airline, through Serah Awogbade, Head of Commercial for the airline, will be completed on or before September 15th, 2016.
“The Airline planned this maintenance action well ahead, notified passengers and flights are currently loaded online effective September 15th, 2016 – this will ensure that passengers continue to enjoy safe and reliable service that the airline is reputed for.
“Current foreign exchange constraint, coupled with over 70% devaluation of Naira partly contributed in no small measure to this development.
“The Airline’s plan remains on track to reinstating service as advised herein”, she said.
She added that Firstnation Airways is IATA IOSA certified and operates a fleet of Airbus A319.
She explained that the airline is aware of a Press release by NCAA and the Authority was formally informed by it.
“At Firstnation, Safety is our priority and we look forward to reinstating service shortly upon completion of current maintenance upgrade”, she said.