Local Airlines under threat of extinction

Corruption, political interference, bad management decisions, cronyism, tough working environment  and so many other factors have made it almost impossible for local airlines to survive the turbulence that the local aviation industry have run into. Apart from the fact that many of them are struggling with low start up capital and therefore manages to just beat the minimal requirement for airline operational takeoff, so much epileptic services are traceable to the low boarding etiquette by ground handling staff. For example, Aerocontractors started as an airline servicing the rigs and were…

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Again, Airpeace runs into turbulence

The Aviation industry has been in the news for all the wrong reasons in recent times. Last week, Dana Air flying from Lagos to Abuja suffered door mishap on arrival to Abuja Airport, a situation that generated controversy with passengers exchanging crossfire with the Airline. Why the Airline insisted that a passenger pushed down the door, passengers claimed that the door was making funny noise during flight. This time, reports indicate that there was a robbery incidence involving an Arik aircraft taxing for take at the off in Lagos. The…

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Dana Air door fall off after landing

Reports from passengers who flew Dana Air indicated that the door of the Aircraft fell off on landing. The Aircraft was said to be coming from Lagos to Abuja, and on landing at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, and taxing on the runway, the exit door reportedly fell off. Not all passengers, however, noticed the fall off, as some though it was an explosion. But a passenger, Ola Brown, took to her twitter page to report the issue. “Flew Dana. Exit door was unstable throughout flight. As we touched down, it…

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