Nov 1st, 2013
BREAKING NEWS! From the horse’s mouth: I did not ask anyone to buy Armoured cars for me—Aviation Minister Stella Oduah The probe to get to the root of the purchase of the BMW by Minister of Aviation is currently ongoing by the House Committee on Aviation. The Minister, Ms. Stella Oduah apologized to ...
Dec 20th, 2012
Confusion hit hundreds of intending passengers at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, on Thursday after a mid-day fire erupted at a section of the building. The inferno, which caused a thick cloud of smoke to invade the terminal building, forced air travellers and airport o...
Sep 7th, 2012
I received with a very rude shock, the news of the lifting of the suspension of the operating license of the Dana airline by the federal government of Nigeria. I lost my wife Nancy Echendu Ibe, my 11 year old daughter Jennifer Uzoma Ibe and my in-laws’ wife Maria Okwulehie in the ill-fated Dana fligh...
Jun 6th, 2012
As Nigerians are dropping dead from air crashes, the roads are claiming more daily due to badly built transportation networks, badly maintained and ill fitted transportation vehicles and motor cycles. They say when it rains, it pours. Nigeria is rained on and it is pouring heavily. Daily strings of b...
Jun 4th, 2012
President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday spared a thought for the nation’s aviation industry over Sunday’s air crash in Agege area of Lagos, saying the incident was a tragic one for the industry. The Nigeria’s President wiping a tear after he arrived to inspect the site of the plane crash in Lagos...
In Middle East
Jan 10th, 2011
Iran has begun investigating a passenger plane crash in the north-west of the country that killed at least 77 people. The IranAir Boeing 727, carrying 105 passengers and crew, was traveling from Tehran to Orumiyeh, the capital of West Azerbaijan province and tried to land after announcing a technical...
Jan 9th, 2011
TEHRAN, Iran – An IranAir passenger jet crashed Sunday in the country’s northwest, breaking the aircraft into several pieces. Around half of the 95 people on board survived with light injuries, but heavy snow hampered rescue efforts, Iranian media reported. The Boeing-727 operated by Iran...