Nigeria’s first new world carrier, Dana Air, has said that it will resume scheduled operations from Lagos to the Sam Mbakwe International Airport, Owerri, from July 11, 2016.
The addition of Owerri brings the current route network coverage of the airline to five destinations, which includes Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Uyo and Owerri.
Speaking on the development, Accountable Manager of Dana Air, Obi Mbanuzuo said, ‘’We are greatly delighted to extend our operations to Owerri. Owerri is fast becoming a hub in Nigeria, and we feel very proud to once again extend our award winning service to the good people of Owerri, as we look forward to expanding our operations even further.’’
Obi while assuring business and leisure travelers of pocket-friendly fares, said, “from the 11th of July 2016, we will operate one daily flight from Lagos to Owerri at7.02am with a return flight at 9am. Commenting further, Obi said the weekend schedule will be slightly different with a flight at 4.02pm and a return at 5.40pm.”
Meanwhile, the airline has launched a promo for members of its frequent flyer programme on social media.
The promo tagged, ‘Make a wish,’ strictly on twitter; entails guests to make any wish ranging from free tickets, extra baggage allowance, discounts, access to lounge, free miles, and the wish will be granted by the airline.
Commenting on the promo, Mbanuzuo, said Dana Air’s vision is to be recognised and respected as Nigeria’s most reliable and customer-friendly airline, adding that the airline would achieve this by consistently demonstrating commitment to service and providing affordable regional air transport services that focus on innovation, quality and service excellence.