Tag: Airline

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 21, 2017

Bird strike destroys engine of Dana Air aircraft midair

by Dolapo Adelana Tragedy was averted Friday when a bird collided with a Dana Air flight this morning. According to ...

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AzeezMarch 16, 2017

Aero Contractors sacks 900 workers

Aero Contractors Airline has sacked 900 workers from its workforce. Media Consultant to the airline, Simon Tumba confirmed the development ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 14, 2017

New Arik Air management appoints KPMG to audit airline

The new management of Arik Air has appointed accounting firm KPMG to undertake a forensic and diagnostic audit of the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 12, 2017

FG denies planning to convert Arik to national carrier

The Federal Government has denied speculations that it intends to make Arik Airline the country’s national carrier. On Thursday the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 20, 2016

After 4 months, Aero Contractors resumes flight operations

Airline operator, Aero Contractors has announced the resumption of its scheduled services across the country from Wednesday, December 21, 2016. ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 2, 2016

Opinion: Sosoliso – a painful crash with a combination of bad decisions

by Anthony Omoh To say the Sosoliso Airline crash is Nigeria’s saddest crash is not an understatement given the fact ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 26, 2016

Dana Air passengers stranded as pilots go on strike

Dana Airlines pilots nationwide have embarked on a strike against the airline leaving passengers stranded. The pilots are protesting against ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 23, 2014

Wale Odunsi: Arik has lost its magic

by Wale Odunsi When Nigeria’s leading airline, Arik Air commenced operations on October 30, 2006, citizens, likewise foreigners heaved a ...

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November 27, 2013

Ex-Nigeria Airways workers stage protest, vow to sabotage Nigerian Eagle

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Hundreds of  workers, of the now defunt Nigeria Airways, protested yesterday at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, ...

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November 15, 2013

N11.5billion only! Guess who now has ‘the most expensive jet in Nigeria’ [Clue: It’s a former governor]

by Chi Ibe The good guys at soft-sell, Encomium Weekly, appear to have done the maths – and they have ...

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October 25, 2013

Flying without dresses: Ryanair hostesses STRIP OFF for airline’s latest charity calendar (PHOTOS)

In yet another classy PR stunt Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has launched the airline’s new charity calendar by parading a ...

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October 7, 2013

Here we (don’t) go again: Dana Air operations grounded

by Oge Okonkwo The operations of Dana Air has been suspended, according to reports. This new development was confirmed to ...

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October 5, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: Rumours of sacrifice, Agagu and Stella Oduah

by Femi Fani-Kayode   At the time that all these crashes took place Professor Babalola  Borishade redeployed to the Ministry ...

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October 3, 2013

Airline passenger found guilty of assault after slapping crying toddler and calling him the N-word

An airline passenger accused of slapping the toddler seated next to him on a Minneapolis-to-Atlanta flight in February pleaded guilty ...

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August 18, 2013

Opinion: Customer service failure – The bane of the Nigerian economy

by Seun Okegbemiro These networks think people are actually fools and continue to behave non chalant. Bribing the average masses ...

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February 27, 2013

Unbridled rage: Chinese official trashes airport after missing flight ‘because he stopped to get breakfast’ (WATCH)

Hilarious video emerged today of a Chinese Communist official trashing an airport boarding gate in a rage after missing his ...

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February 5, 2013

20 ways to get a fantastic honeymoon experience without breaking the bank

by Sherri Eisenberg   Once you’ve survived the wedding planning stress, the last thing you want is more worry over ...

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February 3, 2013

Chaos: Passengers panic as airplane pilot passes out in the aisle midair

Keep your tray tables in their upright and locked positions because you never know when an unruly passenger or an ...

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October 2, 2012

Opinion: “My last words on the Arik Air and my iPad issue” – Omojuwa

My quest was never about hatred for anyone or any brand, it was about asking the system a question it ...

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September 25, 2012

We did not take over management of Aero Contractors – AMCON

by Isi Esene There are conflicting signals coming from the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Assets Management Company of ...

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September 24, 2012

YNaija Editorial: Dear Anyim, Arik Airline is not the PDP

It’s not every time that a week as terribly confusing as the last comes along. This board has struggled to ...

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September 7, 2012

Thank you, Nigeria: Dana Airline says it is ready to fly again

by Stanley Azuakola Dana Airline is ready to fly again. The operating license of the airline were suspended by the ...

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September 7, 2012

Sacked Air Nigeria staff promise showdown, owed 4-months pay

by Isi Esene The disengaged staff of the troubled airline, Air Nigeria, have planned a protest march today to register ...

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September 5, 2012

“My staff are disloyal” – Jimoh Ibrahim fires all Air Nigeria workers, closes down airline

by Isi Esene Air Nigeria has suspended its operations for the next 12 months and sacked a substantial number of ...

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August 8, 2012

Japheth Omojuwa: Consumer power – New media is the kingmaker (YNaija Frontpage)

Change has never really been about big things and events, it has always been about seemingly small events amplified to ...

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July 20, 2012

Fire razes Lagos Airport boarding gate

by Isi Esene But for the prompt response of the firemen of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), there ...

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June 16, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: #DanaCrash investigators probe for contaminated fuel

by Hauwa Gambo There are reports that the team of investigators from our local Accident Investigation Bureau and the United ...

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June 15, 2012

#WhatHeSaid: Dana Air will fly again soon, company executive says

by Hauwa Gambo Pilot Africa is reporting that Dana Air, which has been in the news after a fatal crash ...

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June 4, 2012

Tolu Ogunlesi: We’ve been here before #pain #anger #tears (YNaija FrontPage)

Today, the dead and the living have chosen to mourn each other. ]This poem was written in 2005, for the victims ...

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June 4, 2012

BREAKING: #DanaCrash Pilot was American, co-pilot Indian, flight engineer Indonesian

by Tolu Orekoya According to a CNN story posted today, the pilot for the ill-fated Dana Airways Abuja – Lagos flight ...

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