Tag: aviation

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November 8, 2012

Safety concerns: House of Reps to investigate Aero Contractors

by Isi Esene The House of Representatives yesterday mandated its committee on aviation to look into the operations of Aero ...

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November 3, 2012

Aviation crisis: FG provides $1bn to help airlines buy new planes

by Isi Esene The problems in the Nigerian aviation industry might soon be solved as the federal government has decided ...

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October 24, 2012

Man who caused scare on Arik flight in SSS custody

by Rachel Ogbu The Ministry of Aviation and Arik Air have both denied that there was a suicide bomber on ...

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October 1, 2012

To whom it may concern: Arik presents iPad to Japheth Omojuwa, “Full details soon,” he says

by Isi Esene The long drawn twitter war between Arik Airline and social media activist, Japheth Omojuwa over his missing ...

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September 29, 2012

One week, one trouble: Arik flight held by passengers for alleged overbooking

by Akan Ido Arik Air is at it again with reports coming from an online news source indicating its flight ...

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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 23, 2012

One big happy family: Arik, Ministry of Aviation settle their differences, thanks to Anyim

by Stanley Azuakola The disagreement between the Ministry of Aviation and the management of Arik Airlines has been resolved and ...

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September 22, 2012

Financial Times: Nigeria aviation: a new low

by Xan Rice     And then there were two. A fortnight after Air Nigeria folded, and three months after ...

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September 22, 2012

Bad debt: AMCON takes over Aero Contractors’ management

by Isi Esene As Arik Air and Dana Airlines struggle to get back in the air due to separate reasons, ...

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September 20, 2012

Senate committee recommends Arik Air as national carrier

by Isi Esene The absence of a Nigerian national carrier is receiving  attention from the Senate with its committee on ...

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September 17, 2012

Wealthy Nigerians spend N1.18trillion buying private jets

by Isi Esene Reports have it that wealthy Nigerians have spent about N1.05trillion on the purchase of private jets in ...

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September 7, 2012

LISTEN: “You do not close down an airline because of an accident” – Stella Oduah speaks to the BBC

by Akan Ido Nigeria’s Aviation Minister, Princess Stella Oduah, spoke with the BBC’s Chris Ewokor on sundry issues in the ...

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September 7, 2012

Kathleen Ndongmo: Dana Air – Tragedy, trial and error (YNaija FrontPage)

Dear Ms. Oduah: a well-informed citizen is a well-protected one.  It is not enough to promise that you will keep ...

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August 8, 2012

2 months after: Lagos State to release bodies of Dana Crash victims to families

by Adeniyi Abdul It’s been over 2 months since the Dana Air crash took place, claiming the lives of all ...

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July 16, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Crisis Averted: Arik aircraft loses wing in take-off mishap

by Adeniyi Abdul Concerns over Nigeria’s aviation industry have been understandable high since the occurrence of the Dana Air crash ...

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July 13, 2012

Depressing details: AIB releases Dana crash preliminary report

by Isi Esene The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) yesterday released a preliminary report of investigation into the Dana Air crash ...

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June 21, 2012

Akwa-Ibom legislator defends Akpabio: “If only Dana Air had listened…”

by Hauwa Gambo Governor Godswill Akpabio faced mild criticism in the aftermath of the #DanaCrash in Lagos, when he reported ...

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June 17, 2012

“There is a blood cult in the aviation sector” – Full text of #YNaijaTwitterInterview with former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode

by Stanley Azuakola Consistent with our tradition of getting those who should know address the issues that matter to Nigerians ...

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June 15, 2012

Henry Boyo: How a weak Naira led to the #DanaCrash

by Henry Boyo It is now clear that over 150 innocent souls died recently as a result of the Dana ...

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June 12, 2012

#DanaCrash: Lagos State offers free legal services to victims’ families

by Adeniyi Abdul As family members of those lost in the Dana Air crash  and citizens of the country in general ...

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OluwapelumiJune 12, 2012

Opinion: I think Nigerian airlines should think of turning Japanese

  So, Nigerians suffers yet again due to another air crash disaster. Anger, grief, questions, claims, finger-pointing and shock has engulfed the ...

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June 11, 2012

‘Do not jeopardise people’s lives’ – Airline operators call for shut-down of Abuja airport

by Adeniyi Abdul Two days ago, an Arik Air flight which was scheduled to land at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport ...

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June 11, 2012

Leave us out of this – Kabo Air denies allegation of using old aircraft

by Adeniyi Abdul The aviation industry has, in the past week, been subjected to a larger than usual amount of ...

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June 10, 2012

Why air crash reports are never released – Ex-aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode

by Hauwa Gambo To listen to Femi Fani-Kayode raise hell over ethnic wars and sovereign national conferences these days, you ...

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June 5, 2012

YNaija Editorial: #DanaCrash – It is time to get desperate

  That is the real tragedy. That this clichéd vicious cycle has become the story of our existence; that we ...

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OluwapelumiDecember 8, 2011

#InCaseYouMissed It: A recap of the TweetMeet with the Minister of Aviation

by ‘Ifreke Inyang [@Ifreke] On Tuesday evening, the Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, took time out to interact with tweeters.  ...

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