The outcome of audit report by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has indicted Azman Air management of failing to carryout their assigned duties in compliance with the operations manual and in line with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations, NCARs.
This was after grounding the airline’s operation to know the root causes of incidents involving all it’s Boeing 737.
Director General NCAA, Capt. Musa Nuhu says, in the case of Management personnel required for Commercial Air transport Operations, Azman Air was found not to be in compliance with the provisions of NCARs with regards to provision of resources and discharge of the duties of the Accountable Manager.
Azman was found also not to be in compliance with the discharge of the duties of the Director of Flight Operations thereby unable to maintain safe commercial flight operations.
this is evidenced by lack of safety officer(s) in the flight operations department
Azman was found not to be in compliance with the discharge of the duties of the Chief Pilot, thereby unable to maintain safe commercial flight operations: It was also discovered that some pilots were overdue for trainings.
Also ineffective monitoring of tyre wear; overdue engineers training in Human Factors; outdated B737 Approved Maintenance Programme; duty time limitation exceedance were all part of the findings.