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The World’s Most Dangerous Aircrafts Still In Operation

Recent studies show that air transport has become safer since the decade of the last century. The aircraft models involved in fatal fatal accidents are followed, along with new safety procedures, manufacturing materials and more advanced manufacturing methods, safety equipment and training activities, all combined to make air transport safer for us. However, there are still jet aircraft that have encountered many "problems" in the past and are still in use till date. The following are the "most dangerous" names based!-->…

DANA Air Denies Losing License

There are indications that Dana Air may have lost its operating licence has all its flights have been reported cancelled. Some frequent flyers of the airline who alerted THE WHISTLER Tuesday morning said efforts to book Dana flights were unsuccessful and that all its flights were reported canceled without any explanations. “All their flights have been canceled,” said Richard Ako, a frequent flyer of Dana Air on Tuesday morning after failing to get a booking at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja. Some…

Jim Iyke Speaks On ‘Arrest’ By Airport Security

Nigerian actor, Jim Iyke, has denied reports he was arrested at the airport on Monday. Speaking in an interview with TheNetng, the actor said he was shocked at reports of his arrest, adding that he has received numerous telephone calls as regards the report. Recall that earlier today, reports had it that the actor was arrested by security operatives after allegedly slapping a staff of Dana Air. According to the report, Iyke arrived the airport late, however, when a security staff of the airline tried to search him,…

Jim Iyke Arrested For Slapping Dana Air Staff

Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke, was this afternoon, arrested by security operatives after he slapped a staff of Dana Air. According to an eyewitness, the actor arrived the airport late, however, when a security staff of the airline was trying to search him, Iyke got angry and gave him a slap. He said; “Iyke refused to be searched and pushed the man away, but the man insisted that he must be searched before boarding. “The man’s insistence made Iyke angry and he slapped the man for 'wasting his time.' PUNCH reports that…

Dana Air Clears Air on Malicious Social Media Messages

Dana Air has reacted to claims in the social media that it was unsafe to fly the airline and people not to patronize ‘Dana’ rice over health concerns. The company in a statement on Thursday described the broadcast messages mainly on Whatsapp as false and malicious being the handiwork of some unnamed paymasters out to destroy the Dana brand. The statement signed by Kingsley Ezenwa, Media/Communications Manager of Dana Air noted that “the Dana brand has been in Nigeria for over 45 years contributing positively to the…

Arik Air Makes Emergency Landing In Ghana

A Nigerian plane made an emergency landing in Ghana after smoke was detected in the cabin, officials said Friday, in the latest incident to hit domestic and foreign airline operators. The aircraft, owned by Arik Air, was travelling from Lagos to Accra on Tuesday when the fault was detected but no-one was hurt, a company statement said. “Arik Air flight W3 304 from Lagos to Accra on March 6, 2018 declared an emergency in line with standard operating procedures, when (an) unknown source of smoke was detected in the…

Senate Summons Sirika Over Dana Air Mishap

The Senate on Tuesday, summoned the Minister of State for Transportation (Aviation), Hadi Sirika, Heads of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and others over air mishaps in the country. The minister and the agencies are to appear before the upper chamber to give a full briefing on the steps they have been taken to minimise human errors and avoid preventable air crashes. The resolutions were sequel to a motion on “the Need to Minimise the Possibility of Air Mishaps…
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