Africa: Nigeria’s Policy On Aviation Killing Airlines – Dana COO

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Mr. Obi Mbanuzuo, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Dana Air is one of the knowledgeable Chief Executive Officer (CEOs) in the Nigerian aviation industry, having spent all his life as aviation practitioner. In this interview with OLUSEGUN KOIKI, he talks about the controversial wet-lease agreement with Asky Air, Nigeria aviation policies and the charges imposed on the airlines by […]

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Africa: Dana, ASKY commences partnership with Wet-lease aircraft, interline agreement

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DANA AIR has said that its aircraft lease partnership with ASKY is one that has a potential to transcend into something deeper, like codeshares but in no way is it planning to give the Togolese carrier, or any other the opportunity to do fifth freedom. The airline made this known today as its wet-leased early bird aircraft, a Boeing 737-7000 […]

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Africa: Dana Air adds Boeing 737- 700 aircraft to Fleet, to commence ‘early bird’’ service from Abuja on 10th September

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As part its ongoing partnership with Asky, Dana Air has introduced a Boeing 737-700 aircraft to its fleet to operate its ‘early bird’ flights between Lagos and Abuja from 10th September, 2018. The airline in a statement by its Media and Communications Manager, Kingsley Ezenwa, said ‘we are pleased to announce the commencement of our ‘’early bird’’ flights from Abuja […]

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Africa: More Nigerians need to travel by Air as 10m pax a year is too Small says Dana Airline COO

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Domestic airlines’ merger is not the solution to the challenges operators are grappling with, the Accountable Manager, DANA Air, Obi Mbanuzuo, has said. Although the proposal has worked in other countries, according to Mbanuzuo, it still remains a mirage in Nigeria because carriers are too weak. Mbanuzuo, who spoke in an interview at the weekend in Lagos, said airlines could […]

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Africa: Nigerian carrier, Dana Air Skid off runway at Port Harcourt Airport

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An aircraft belonging to Nigerian domestic operator, Dana Air has overshot the runway at Port Harcourt International Airport. The aircraft with number 9J0363, was flying from Abuja to Port Harcourt when it overshoot and entered the bush. According to a statement from the airline’s Media / Communications Manager, Kingsley Ezenwa, the incident was as a result bad weather and torrential […]

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Africa: Aviation regulation in Nigeria: The chequered history

By Chris Aligbe Civil Aviation regulation in Nigeria became the function of the National Government in the immediate post-colonial period. Nigeria had bought over the equities of Elder Dempstar and other stakeholders in West African Airways Corporation – WAAC following the withdrawal of Ghana in 1958 after independence; it became imperative that the new nation put in place a regulatory […]

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Dana introduces frequent flyer programme

By Olusegun Koiki One of the indigenous airlines, Dana Air has announced its frequent flyer programme; Dana Miles; which allows its guests to earn and redeem points or miles for travel across its route network. The Accountable Manager, Dana Air, Mr. Obi Mbanuzuo in a statement stated that the initiative would enable Dana Miles members, access to upgrade their tickets, […]

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