|Hubs||Murtala Muhammed International Airport|
Dana Air is an airline based in Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria and flying domestic services. Following a fatal air crash in 2012 its licence was suspended, but it was cleared by Nigeria's Civil Aviation Authority to resume flights in 2014.
Dana Air serves the following destinations:
- Abuja – Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport
- Accra – Kotoka International Airport
- Lagos – Murtala Muhammed International Airport
- Port Harcourt - Port Harcourt International Airport
- Uyo - Akwa Ibom Airport
Before June 2012, Dana Air also served Calabar, Kano.
|Boeing 737-800||—||5||To be leased from Ryanair|
|McDonnell Douglas MD-83||4||—||To be replaced by 737-800|
Incidents and accidents
On 3 June 2012, a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 operating as Flight 992 crashed into a two-story building at Iju Railway, Ishaga a suburb of Lagos. All 153 people on board the aircraft were killed. Following the crash, all flights by Dana Air were halted by Nigeria's Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The airline's license was restored in September 2012 before the inquiry into the accident was concluded. However, in October 2013, the airline's license was once again suspended. The airline was audited and resumed flights on 26 January 2014 with 1 Boeing 737-500
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