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Dana Airlines suspends flights operations

Dana Airlines has announced the suspension of all its scheduled flight operations for 14 days, effective from midnight of March 25.

Arik, Dana Air join other airlines in suspending flights operations

More domestic airlines yesterday joined the list of airlines that will suspend their flight operations by midnight of Friday, 27th March. The latest of the airlines are Arik Air and Dana Air. Air Peace and Aero Contractors airlines had earlier on Tuesday announced that with effect from Friday, they will suspend flight operations.
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Weather forces airlines to delay, cancel flights

Severe harmattan is taking a huge toll on businesses around the country forcing domestic carriers to either delay or cancel flights on some routes.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Yuletide: Airlines record spike in passengers as fares go up

Ahead of Christmas and New Year festivities, airlines in Nigeria have recorded an increase in passengers amidst adjustment in air fares for the holiday ticket sales.

Official: Dana Air flew 5.4 million passengers in 11 years

Ezenwa said the airline expected to double the figure by sustaining its operational efficiency, increasing its fleet size, maintaining its record on-time performance and raising the bar of its excellent service delivery in the coming years.

Lagos-bound Dana Air forced to disembark passengers over technical issues

A Lagos-bound Dana MD 83 plane was forced to disembark passengers yesterday after it got stuck in the threshhold of the Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri as it was about to take-off.

Dana Air: Flight operations back to normal

Nigerian carrier Dana Air says it has resumed scheduled flight operations following a minor fault developed by one its aircraft which led to disruption of its flight services on various routes.

Dana Air apologises to passengers over flight disruptions

Dana Air has apologised to its customers over the disruption of their flights on different routes between July 11 and July 13.
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Federal government defaults on VAT waiver for domestic airlines

More than one year after the pronouncement for Value Added Tax to be removed from air transport, the Federal Government has failed to implement the order.

Dana Air increases Lagos-Abuja flight frequency

Dana Air has introduced more flights options from Lagos to Abuja and Abuja to Lagos with low fares.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Lufthansa Airlines passengers stranded at Lagos airport

Some passengers of Lufthansa Airlines to Frankfurt, Germany, were on Wednesday night stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, due to inability of the airline to airlift them as scheduled.

Dana Air concludes NCAA recertification exercise, promises better service delivery

Dana Air has concluded its recertification exercise conducted by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) which began few weeks ago, with a promise of better service delivery.

Aviation agencies groan under N45 billion debt by airlines

With such huge debt profile, FAAN said it is finding it very difficult to replace obsolete airport equipment like airfield lighting, resurfacing of dilapidated runways and provision of other amenities to the airports.

Dana Air bags customer service award

According to the airline, MamaJ Aviation Careers conference is an annual seminar to create a platform to introduce and mentor aspiring youths and other invited guests to the many career opportunities that exist in the aviation industry.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Flights, businesses resume at MMA2

Flight operations and businesses on Friday resumed at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos following the suspension by aviation unions of the industrial action against the terminal owners.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Nigerian airlines lose over N400 million to Lagos airport closure

Local airlines yesterday recorded losses in excess of N400 million over the closure of Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) and disruption of flight activities on Wednesday.

Lagos airport workers’ strike bites harder

The strike at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos, enters its second day and the bite has forced airline operators to make alternative arrangements to fly passengers.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Lagos airport protest: Airlines make alternative flight arrangements

Airlines operating at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) Lagos, have been forced to make alternative arrangements to fly their passengers as aviation unions continued their picketing of the terminal on Thursday.

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