Dana Air launches flight services to Accra

Dana Air. Photo: wikimedia

Dana Air. Photo: wikimedia

DETERMINED to expand its domestic route, Dana Air has launched daily flights from Lagos to Accra, Ghana, the addition makes it five destinations, which include:  Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Uyo and Accra.

The Accountable Manager, Dana Air, Mr. Obi Mbanuzuo said that business and leisure travellers to Ghana, will experience the airline’s hospitality as it extend operations to Accra.
“ We are working with the objective of integrating other cities from Accra into our route network and making air transport accessible by developing new routes and linking same to our existing routes”, he said

Mbanuzuo lamented the falling value of the Naira, stressing that, it had brought untold hardship to airlines in the country.

According to him, the situation had led to astronomical rise in the cost of aircraft maintenance, payment of salary, aircraft spare parts which he said are dollarized. He however expressed optimism that the situation will improve with the administration that is in place.

He stressed that, with  Dana Air’s far-reaching domestic route network in Nigeria, guests arriving Lagos from Accra will benefit from a choice of onward connections from Lagos to Abuja, Port Harcourt, and Uyo.’’

“Accra is a preferred destination for Nigerian businessmen and women and Dana Air’s foray into the city will further boost investments in the city and deepen the bilateral relationship between the two countries.’’
 
He noted that Dana Air’s daily flights to Accra will bring options, comfort and relief to its teeming customers.

The airline has set an introductory online fare of 22,000 to boost leisure and business trips from Lagos to Accra.

The airline is the only domestic airline to have undergone an operational audit conducted by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and its foreign partners – flight safety group.

Only recently, Dana Air marked its 7th anniversary, announcing more customer-friendly initiatives like online check-in, frequent flyer program for loyal guests. 
 
 

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