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Nigeria’s airlines fly Africa’s oldest planes, Dana’s aircraft 28 years old

Nigeria’s commercial airlines have the oldest aircraft fleet in Africa, with the age of an aircraft in one of the airlines, being 28.1 years, the age many planes are either due for retirement or decommissioning or may have been retired at least some years earlier.
In sharp contrast, major African airlines, such as Ethiopian Airlines, South African Airways, Africa’s oldest, Rwandair, Royal Air Maroc and Kenya Airways have fleets with average age of between 11.4 years and 5.8 years.
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Dana listed in IATA registry

Dana listed in IATA registry

Dana Air has been listed on the International Air Transport Association (IATA ) Ground Operations Manual (IGOM) registry. The registry is for companies and airlines, which have complied with internationally-recognised standards for ground handling. The IGOM, initiated by IATA, defines ground handling standards for airlines and ground service providers to ensure safe, efficient, and consistent ground serviceRead More
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Dana begins Owerri /Abuja flights

Dana begins Owerri /Abuja flights

TO  boost its expansion drive, Dana Air will kick off flights on Owerri-Abuja-Owerri route today. Flights into the new route, the airline said, are to connect the South East with Abuja. The airline said the new service is part of its commitment towards providing dependable options for Imo people and ensuring seamless travel for business andRead More
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FG raises concern over air safety, probes Dana Air operations

FG raises concern over air safety, probes Dana Air operations

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday expressed concerns over air incidents recorded in the country recently. At a meeting of the council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, was asked to brief members on steps so far taken on the development. […] …

AIB releases preliminary reports on Dana, Delta, Nest Oil Gulfstream incidents

AIB releases preliminary reports on Dana, Delta, Nest Oil Gulfstream incidents

The Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, yesterday, released its  preliminary report on  the on-going investigation into the  incident involving Delta Air Airbus A330-223 aircraft with registration  N858NW, which occurred after take-off from Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, last month.
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AIB releases preliminary reports on Dana, two other incidents

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Tuesday released the preliminary report on the accident involving Delta Airbus A330-223 aircraft which occurred on Feb.13 at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The bureau also released its preliminary reports on the Dana Air MD-83 aircraft which overran the runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport on Feb. […] …

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