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Nigeria’s MRO under capacity: Is government doing enough?

Government cannot be thinking of concession of a part of commercial aviation and still want to keep another; again, you cannot be a regulator of the industry and still be sole operator; either it excised itself from the ventures or be minority shareholder of not more than 20%; foreign technical and financial investors 30%; credible Nigerian investors 30% and the balance of the 20% for the Nigerian public.

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Dana Air pledges professional manpower development; decorates new Captains

DANA AIR has decorated two (2) new captains on its Boeing 737 aircraft, Captain Shina Agbelese and Captain Ademola Akinyemi in Lagos stating that despite the cost of training pilots the airline would continue to invest in building capacity in home grown pilots to advance the industry. Chief Operating Officer of Dana Air, Mr. Obi Mbanuzuo, who decorated the pilots …

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Public hearing, Immigration, Dana’s returns flight to Enugu and lots more

A lot transpired during the week as the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation held a public hearing on six aviation agencies. Nigeria Immigration Service Zone A also in the week held a sensitization lecture on anti-corruption and service delivery. Dana Air also restarted flights into the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu. While Engineer Nazeer  Alhassan bagged a doctorate in …

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COVID-19 New Normal: Dana Air introduces WhatsApp booking

DANA AIR has Introduced WhatsApp Booking in line with the social/ physical distancing measures of Covid 19 and to create ease of booking, payment and inquiries for its guests. The WhatsApp booking, payment platform which is the first of its kind in Nigeria, will serve as an additional platform for booking, inquiries, reservation and payment apart from the airline’s website …

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Airports reopening: FAAN, airlines differ over planned introduction of slot system

“All the six carriers do not have 70 aircraft and as airlines we have disagreed with the slot system as it will lead to a limitation of our flights. Like how do you determine who flies by 6am, 7am or 8am? And this limitation of flight will keep most of our equipment underutilized and may lead to sack. Remember no one does night flights, the environment is not ripe for it and so how many flights will we have daily, what will be the impact on our equipment,” Onyema said.

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Flight resumption: FG orders airlines to fly 50-70% capacity as domestic ops resumes  June 21

All passengers' luggage to be disinfected before entry into the departure hall and they are required to wash their hands before proceeding into the halls while sanitizers would be provided for their use before entrance, at the waiting halls and pre-boarding. Foot wears will be disinfected, sanitized  by foot mats place at all entrances of the terminal buildings and passengers would observe physical distancing rule while sitting in the halls. The seats would be clearly marked for usage and non -usage.

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Covid-19: Dana Air to keep middle seats empty upon resumption 

UPON resumption of flight operations Dana Air has announced that it will keep the middle seats on its entire aircraft empty In line with the social distancing guideline on Covid-19. The Accountable Manager of Dana Air, Obi Mbanuzuo, said Dana Air will commence this initiative when flights resume, maintain it for a while and listen to the feedback from the …

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COVID-19:  Dana Air extends suspension till further notice

DANA AIR has announced to all its customers that its plan to resume two weeks after it suspended operations due to the COVID-19 is not feasible as it has extended its suspension till further notice. With this move, Dana has joined Azman Air to announce its uncertainty to commence operations as the covid-19 is still ravaging the country with more …

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