Nigeria Indigenous Airline, Dana Air, announced on Tuesday that it has recruited and trained not less than 45 Nigerian Pilots in Johannesburg, South Africa and Madrid, Spain. As one of leading airlines in Nigeria, Dana has over 27 daily flights from Lagos to Abuja, Port Harcourt, Uyo, and Owerri. And has so far flown over 2.7 million passengers in the last eight years, The airline is also reputed for its innovative online-products, unrivaled on-time performance, and World-class in-flight service.
A statement Issued by the Airline Media Communications Manager, Mr. Kingsley Ezenwa that It was part of the airline bits of given back to the nation Aviation Industry and that the airline would continue to encourage professionalism in the industry and support its Nigerian Pilots to ensure consistent growth and development in the industry.
In addition, the airline also introduced a Special Services Unit to further deepen customer service, offer multiple issue-solving options and provide seamless travel experience for their guests. The service consists of well-trained males and females that would be attending to passengers with special needs, urgent complaints, update passengers on current promos and benefits of Dana Miles at airports in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Uyo, and Owerri.
The airline’s Accountable Manager, Mr. Obi Mbanuzuo who affirmed the airline’s commitment to growth and development of the Nigerian aviation industry mentioned that, As at 2015, more than 500 Nigerian pilots were unemployed but with our recruitment and frequent training both locally and abroad since 2015, we have been able to reduce the number, by engaging these pilots and paying for their training in South Africa and Spain.’’
He said: “Only recently, we won World Stage Economic Summit’s Nigerian Airline of the Year award for being inventive with our customer service and products. Therefore, there is need to keep raising the bar of service excellence, so we do not let down our guests who keep nominating Dana Air for awards.’’