Tag: Dana Air

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 ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 14, 2017

Human error, engine failure, caused Dana Air crash – AIB

by Dolapo Adelana The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Monday blamed the 2012 crash of a Dana Airlines aircraft on ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 7, 2017

Police arrest Akwa Ibom based journalist over Facebook post

Some operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested a journalist based in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Jerry Edoho ...

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 ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 27, 2015

Opinion: What are you guys, Aero Contractors or error contractors?

by Eromo Egbejule Nigerians have suddenly acquired superhuman powers and can now survive without oxygen or on a limited supply, ...

October 8, 2013

Aviation sector crisis: Airline operators increase airfares for domestic flights

by ‘Jola Sotubo The crisis plaguing the Nigerian aviation sector yesterday took a dramatic turn as recent developments have  led ...

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 ...

September 4, 2013

Dana Air: Land owners of crash site get compensation

The Lagos State Government, Tuesday gave cheques to five persons whose property were taken over by the state government for ...

June 3, 2013

#DanaAnniversary: 23 families receive full compensation

Mr Jackie Hathiramani, the Managing Director of Dana Air, said on Monday that 23 families had  been paid full compensation ...

January 29, 2013

Senate asks FG to revoke Dana’s operating certificate

by Emmanuel Okubenji The Senate, on Tuesday, asked the federal government to revoke the operating certificate of Dana Airline. Federal ...

January 24, 2013

Dana crash: Ground victims protest non-payment of compensation

Daniel Anozie Some residents of Lagos State whose property and buildings were affected by the June 3, 2012 Dana Airline ...

December 31, 2012

Dana Air, the Mavin album & other snoozers: See the Top 10 biggest disappointments of 2012

by Chi Ibe   Mavin album It’s because we love Don Jazzy too much that we were so disappointed by ...

December 6, 2012

They’re back: Dana Air gets new operation licence 6 months after Lagos crash

by Akan Ido Dana Airways has received a new operating licence from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) exactly six ...

December 4, 2012

#DanaCrash: We will fully compensate victims’ families – Dana Air refutes allegations

Family and dependents of victims of the June 3, Dana Air crash have been assured they will be paid full ...

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 ...

September 8, 2012

Temie Giwa: Simple justice (YNaija FrontPage)

In this country, we are awfully familiar with the horror of losing people to senseless deaths. We know just how ...

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 ...

July 27, 2012

Coroner issues warrant for oil companies, Red Cross over Dana Air crash

by Isi Esene A bench warrant has been issued on two oil companies, Conoil and Total Nigeria Limited, and the ...

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 ...

July 8, 2012

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu: President Jonathan has a point (YNaija FrontPage)

The value placed on human life in Nigeria, is obviously somewhere below zero It’s been just over a month since ...

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 ...

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 ...

OluwapelumiJune 8, 2012

#DanaCrash: Politeness is killing us by Toni Kan

Since Sunday June 3, 2012 I have come to realize that we fly across Nigeria borne not on planes powered ...

June 7, 2012

#DanaCrash: Dana Air defends its safety record: “No crew would go on a suicide mission”, black box sent to US

Dana Air held a world press conference on Wednesday, at which the airline defended itself against criticism over its safety and ...

June 7, 2012

#DanaCrash: Dana Air co-pilot Amaechi Obodo is alive

His name was listed as one of the crew members of the ill-fated Dana Flight  9J-922.  His face was published ...

June 6, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Lagos lawmakers tell FG to sue Dana Air for manslaughter

by Seyi Lawal Following revelations on the history of the Dana Air plane that crashed on Sunday in Lagos, members of ...

OluwapelumiJune 6, 2012

#DanaCrash: Dana Air releases statement of condolence

Dana Air released a statement yesterday, over the tragic plane crash on June 3, 2012, killing all 153 passengers and crew ...

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 ...

June 4, 2012

#DanaCrash: Official statement from Dana Air on the crash of its flight 9J 922

The Dana Air family is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of the passengers and crew of Flight 9J-992 of ...

June 4, 2012

#DanaCrash: More photos from the crash scene (Reader Discretion Advised)

It has been chaos at the scene of the Dana Air crash since yesterday, as officials are still working to ...

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