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Dana Air Unveils Exciting Package For Frequent Flyers

  Dana Air has said that frequent flyers on its entire route network – Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Uyo and Accra, will earn double Miles on registering for its frequent flyer programme and book their tickets before June 18, for travel from 1st till June 30, 2016. According to the airline, frequent flyers will earn […]


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Dana Air Unveils Exciting Package For Frequent Flyers

Dana Air has said that frequent flyers on its entire route network – Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Uyo and Accra, will earn double Miles on registering for its frequent flyer programme and book their tickets before June 18, for travel from 1st till June 30, 2016. According to the airline, frequent flyers will earn double […]


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We Also Need Forex To Do Our Business AON Tells FG

…Says Local Carriers More Committed To National  Economy …Accuses FG Of Given Preferential Treatment To Foreign Carriers As the fortunes of the local airlines in the country continue to dwindle, the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has called on the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency make Forex available to domestic airlines. This […]


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Why Final Report Of Dana Air June 3, 2012 Crash Is Delayed —AIB

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has attributed the delay in releasing the final report of the Dana Air accident that occurred on June 3, 2012 killing 153 persons Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos to efforts to resolve comments and suggestion made by aviation stakeholders. The reason deduced for the delay is contained in the Interim Statement issued […]


Passenger Demand Growth Slows In April —IATA

…Says Brussels Attacks Disrupt European Traffic The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said that global passenger traffic data for April 2016 indicates that demand (measured in total Revenue Passenger Kilometres (RPKs) rose by 4.6 per cent; the slowest since January 2015. It also stated that April capacity Available Seat Kilometres (ASKs) increased by 4.9 per […]


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Forex Policy Casualty: United Airlines Joins Iberia, Pulls Out Of Nigeria In June

Barely 15 days after the Spanish Airline; Iberia stopped flying into Nigeria, United States carrier; United Airlines is also to stop operations into Nigeria in June. The latest development will bring to two the number of foreign airlines that have been consumed by the Federal Government forex policy. Recalled that Iberia said that it would […]


Foreign Airlines’ $577m Trapped In CBN —-IATA

…Says Venezuela Has Highest Blocked Funds Of $3.5billion In The World The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has stated that as at March funds belonging to international airlines totaling about $577 million has been trapped at the Apex Bank ;the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN). This is just as IATA also disclosed that the $577 million […]


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EgyptAir Flight From Paris To Cairo Missing With 66 On Board

  An EgyptAir flight carrying 66 passengers and crew on a flight from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt’s national airline said. Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said the search was underway to find the missing Airbus A320 and it was too early to rule out any explanation for the […]


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(Updated With Pix)Dana Air Bags LCCI’s Award For Service Excellence In Aviation

In recognition of its exceptional customer service, innovative online products and ethical business practices in 2016, Dana Air has bagged the award for service excellence in aviation. The award was given during LCCI’s 2016 Commerce and Industry Awards, held recently at Shell Hall, Muson Centre, Onikan Lagos. The Commerce and Industry Awards is a yearly […]


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Etihad Airways Makes George Mawadri New General Manager In Nigeria

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirate (UAE), has appointed George Mawadri as its new General Manager in Nigeria. According to the airline he will be responsible for growing Etihad Airways’ relationships with its travel trade and corporate customers while furthering the development of the airline’s commercial strategy in Nigeria. George bring […]