• Birds Force Dana Airline To Make Air Return

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    Dana Airline, operator of Imo Air was yesterday hit by birdstrike, forcing the plane flying from Lagos to Port Harcourt to make an air return. Confirming the air return, Media and Communications Manager of Dana Air Mr Kingsley Ezenwa in an official statement issued yesterday stated that the incident occurred during take-off from Lagos at…

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  • Emirates Named Best World’s Airline In TripAdvisor Awards

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    Emirates has been recognized as the best airline in the World in the inaugural TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for Airlines in 2017 in addition to winning four other awards including best major airline – Middle East and Africa, best economy class, best first class and world’s best airlines. This is the first year TripAdvisor has…

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  • Arik Accumulated N387bn Debt Before FG Took Over – AMCON

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    Two months after Arik Airlines was taken over by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), it has been discovered that the management of the airline under the leadership of its founder, Johnson Arumemi-Ikhide, owed about N387 billion both locally and internationally, before the federal government took over. The figure was obtained in an official…

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  • FAAN MD To Appear Before Police Team Investigating Inferno

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    The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr Saleh Dunoma, is to appear before a police team investigating the Tuesday fire that gutted some offices at the FAAN headquarters in Lagos. Dunoma made the disclosure while briefing newsmen after inspecting the damage caused by the fire which affected some offices at…

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    Easter: FRSC Deploys 25,000 Personnel

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    The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) yesterday said it  has deployed 25,000 regular and special marshals, as well as 869 patrol cars, 267 motor bikes, 106 ambulances, and 22 tow trucks for the Easter special patrol billed to commence nationwide from thursday this week. The corps in  a press statement signed by Head, Media Relations…

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  • Minister Installs Countdown Clock At Abuja Airport

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    The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika has installed a countdown clock at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to mount pressure on contractors to meet the six weeks deadline. This is in fulfillment of his promise to install the clock to remind contractors that the April 19 reopening date of the airport…

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