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Nigerian airlines record 8,825 delayed flights in three months

Domestic airlines operating in Nigeria recorded 8,825 cases of flight delay from January to March, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has said.

Governor Okorocha lauds Dana Air over launch of Owerri-Abuja operation

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has commended Dana Air for introducing Owerri-Abuja-Owerri flights saying it had brought the needed succour to the people of Imo state who have had to pay more for less services on other airlines on the route.

Dana Air named official airline of wives of African presidents’ summit

Dana Air has been named the official airline of the maiden edition of the Coalition of Wives of Presidents and Vice Presidents in Africa for Peace (COWAP) Summit for Peace and Development.

Road closure forces airlines to cancel flights as President Buhari visits Lagos

Domestic airlines on Thursday were forced to delay and even cancel many flights due to the closure of some Lagos roads because of the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Nigeria’s commercial city.

Arik Air plane makes emergency landing in Ghana

A Nigerian plane made an emergency landing in Ghana after smoke was detected in the cabin, officials said Friday, in the latest incident to hit domestic and foreign airline operators.

Dana Air welcomes federal govt’s resolve to audit its operation

Dana Air on Thursday said it welcomes the resolve of the federal government to carry out a complete audit of its operation.

Federal govt orders full audit of Dana Air operations

The federal government has ordered a full audit of the operations of Dana Air in the country.

NCAA, AIB launch probe after Dana Air plane overshoots runway

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has commenced investigation into how Dana Air plane overshot the runway at Port Harcourt International Airport.

Low patronage hits Dana Air as Port Harcourt Airport reopens for operations

Normal flight operations resumed wednesday morning at the Port Harcourt International Airport following a shutdown of operations last Tuesday evening when Dana Air suffered a near mishap when its flight from Abuja overshot the runway and ended up in the bush.

Federal govt launches probe after Dana Air plane overshoots Port Harcourt airport runway

Nigeria’s aviation authorities said Wednesday they had launched an investigation into how a passenger plane overshot the runway while landing in Port Harcourt.

90% of our pilots, co-pilots are Nigerians – Dana Air

Dana Air on Thursday said that 90 per cent of its pilots and co-pilots were Nigerians in line with the Executive Order on Local Content Procurement.

Nigeria close to re-establishing new national carrier – Senator Hadi Sirika

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, on Thursday said Nigeria was close to establishing a new national carrier that would be private-sector driven.

Dana Air blames passenger after door falls off

A Nigerian airline has blamed a passenger after one of its aircraft doors fell off shortly after landing.

NCAA begins investigation into Dana plane door accident

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, says it has commenced investigation into the incident of a Dana airline planes’s door on Wednesday.

NPFL leaders Akwa United sign deal with Dana Air

Nigerian Professional Football League side (NPFL) club Akwa United have signed a sponsorship deal with Dana Air.

FAAN evacuates abandoned aircraft from MMA airside

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria on Monday said it had started the evacuation of abandoned aircraft at the airside of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.

Dana aircraft only brushed wing on jet blast barrier – FAAN

The Spokesperson of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, on Saturday debunked the report of the alleged crash of an aircraft belonging to Dana Air at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

Dana Air plane hits fence at Abuja airport

In less than 24 hours after a chartered aircraft lost its tyres and landing gear at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, another plane, a commercial aircraft belonging to Dana Air, used its left wing to hit a fence at the facility on Friday.

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