This article was last updated on May 26, 2022
The airliner was grounded in Ethiopia for maintenance according to officials in the company.
Speaking to Gurtong following upon the arrival of the aircraft from Juba at Wau airport, John Garang Dut the airliner station manager in Wau said the airline has completely been serviced at the best standards, saying it will continue to fly between Wau and Juba daily as before.
Dut said the suspension of airliner services was due to aircraft maintenance in Ethiopia but not the insecurity in the country. “We yearly do send our Jets to Nairobi or Ethiopia for service so that its safety standard is guaranteed for the nation,” said Dut.
The airliner has not been operating in Wau since the beginning of the December violence in Juba that quickly spread to other parts of the city.
However, the signing of the peace agreement between the rebels faction led by Dr. Riek Machar and Juba government led by president Kiir is expected to user in a new lease of certainty.
Kush air is the second leading South Sudanese airliner after Feeder air and third to South Sudan supreme operations in East African region with flights to Kampala Entebbe, Pretoria, Khartoum and Nairobi.