Nigeria’s indigenous carrier, Dana Air, has announced that it would recommence scheduled operations from Lagos to the Sam Mbakwe International Airport, Owerri, from July 11, 2016.
The airline said the addition of Owerri brings its current route network coverage of the airline to five destinations – Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Uyo and Owerri.
‘’We are greatly delighted to extend our operations to Owerri,’’ said Obi Mbanuzuo, Accountable Manager of Dana Air. 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 travellers of pocket-friendly fares, said that from July 11, 2016, “we will operate one daily flight from Lagos to Owerri at 7.02am with a return flight at 9am.
Commenting further, Obi said the weekend schedule would 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 program 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 would be granted by the airline.
Commenting on the promo, Mr. Obi Mbanuzuo, said Dana Air’s vision is to be recognised and respected as Nigeria’s most reliable and customer-friendly airline, and this he says, the airline will achieve by consistently demonstrating commitment to service and providing affordable regional air transport services that focus on innovation, quality and service excellence.