World’s largest amphibious plane in maiden China flight

World’s largest amphibious plane in maiden China flight

The world’s largest amphibious aircraft, China’s AG600, has made a successful one-hour maiden flight. The plane, roughly the size of a Boeing 737 but with four turboprop engines, lifted off from Zhuhai airport in the southern province of Guangdong. The...
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Dana Air resumes flight operations

Dana Air resumes flight operations

Dana Air has resumed flight operations and apologised to its passengers for the delays experienced on Tuesday as a result of the disruption of its activities by the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE).  Communications Manager, Kingsl...
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Airbus gets order for 450 aircraft worth $49.5b

Airbus gets order for 450 aircraft worth $49.5b

Airbus has struck its biggest single deal with an order for 430 aircraft worth $49.5bn at list prices from US investment firm Indigo Partners. Indigo, whose interests include Europe’s Wizz Air, US-based Frontier, and Mexico’s Volaris, will buy Airb...
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Dana Air lifts 2.7m passengers in nine years

Dana Air lifts 2.7m passengers in nine years

Ahead of its 9th anniversary on Friday, November 10, 2017, the management of Dana Air on Thursday commended all stakeholders for their support and contributions.   In a statement, the company said: “Since commencing flight operations on November 10, 2008,.....
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Four killed, six injured in Cargo plane crash

Four killed, six injured in Cargo plane crash

A cargo plane has crashed into the sea off Ivory Coast, close to Abidjan airport, killing four people and injuring six. The wreckage of the turboprop plane, which was carrying 10people, was swept toward a beach where rescuers treated surviving...
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Self-flying taxi debuts in Dubai

Self-flying taxi debuts in Dubai

The Autonomous Air Taxi (AAT) of Dubai, world’s first self-flying taxi introduced by Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA), launched its maiden concept trip on Monday near the Jumeirah Beach Park, the official Dubai Media Office reported.  Th...
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FG concessions Abuja, Lagos Airports

FG concessions Abuja, Lagos Airports

Describing partnership with the private sector as the “only sensible thing to do”, the Federal Government has approved the concessioning of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja.   Presiding over the 5th Presidential...
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Dana Air Gets IATA Membership

Dana Air Gets IATA Membership

Nigerian Carrier, Dana Air has been formally announced as the newest member of The International Air Transport Association (IATA).   The IATA membership is coming just two years after the airline passed its International Operations Safety Audit (IOSA) and was...
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Dana Air recruits, trains more Nigerian Pilots

Dana Air recruits, trains more Nigerian Pilots

Award-winning airline, Dana Air has announced that it has recruited and trained more Nigerian Pilots in Johannesburg, South Africa and Madrid –Spain, as part efforts towards contributing to the growth and development of the Nigerian aviation industry.  The ...
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South African Airways faces bankruptcy

South African Airways faces bankruptcy

South African Airways (SAA) is on the edge of bankruptcy,  information made available to the  country’s parliament has revealed.    According to the BBC, “The national carrier may soon be unable to pay salaries”, adding, “The cash-flow statemen...
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Dana Air introduces ‘buy two, get one free’ promo for owerri guests

Dana Air introduces ‘buy two, get one free’ promo for owerri guests

Dana Air has announced a ‘Buy two, get one free’ promo for passengers on its Lagos – Owerri- Lagos route, as part of the benefits of its existing partnership with the Imo State Government.   According to the Communications Manager...
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