By Samson Echenim
Dana Air passenger throughput to hit 7.2m in Q1
By end of March 2020, Dana Air expects the total number of passengers lifted by the airline to hit 7.2 million.
Nigerian carrier, Dana Air was recently awarded the Most Stable Airline in Nigeria at the
To achieve the target, the airline said it is relying on its stability, on-time performance and hardwork which it has been known for in the 11 years of being in operation.
“With a fleet size which we have progressively grown to nine aircraft, our target is to hit about 7.2 million flown passengers by the first quarter of 2020. We are orderly and we like to take one step at a time. We are presently consolidating while sticking to our strategic fleet and route expansion plan,” the airline said, while commenting on the award.
Supo Atobatele, editor-in-chief, Air Transport Quarterly Magazine, while speaking during the ceremony said the award was in honour of some of the industry’s finest individuals and corporate bodies whose penchant for hard work, innovation and capacity building has not only greatly improved the business of air transport but enhanced safety of the air space.
According to him, Dana Air bagged the award as a result of her consistency and stable operations offering safe and reliable air transport in the past few years.
Reacting to the airline’s award as the most stable domestic carrier, Kingsley Ezenwa, Media and Communications manager of the airline, said Dana Air was ready to do more to give better service to its passengers.
“The reward for hard work is more work. There is no better way to end the year 2019 than a recognition like this,” he said.
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Ezenwa dedicated the award to the airline’s customers for their loyalty and support for the last 11 years and reassured them of the airline’s commitment to continue providing safe, comfortable, on time and reliable air transport.
Dana Air is one of Nigeria’s leading airlines with a fleet size of nine aircraft and daily flights from Lagos to Abuja, Port Harcourt, Uyo and Owerri. The airline is reputed for its innovative online product, world -class in-flight service and unrivaled on-time performance.