May 31, 2023

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Dana Air decorates new Captains, Pilot, Cabin crew, others receive C-19 vaccine

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Captain Adeyemi Ademola, being congratulated by the Chief Operating Officer, COO, Mr Obi Mbanuzuo

Dana Air has decorated new captains on its Boeing 737 aircraft, and other aircraft in its fleet with a promise to staff that it will continue to reward excellence and hard work.

Dana Airline Chief Operating Officer, Mr Obi Mbanuzuo, while decorating Captain Shina Agbelese and Captain Ademola Akinyemi in Lagos, said it’s exciting to see the airline’s young Nigerian Pilots performing excellently, and doing amazingly well.

He reassured the staff that Dana will continue to train its Pilots not minding the financial burden especially in these times of scarce foreign exchange to the airline’s operators.

Mbanuzuo disclosed that over 80% of pilots in its employ were trained by Dana Air, not minding the humongous capital vote to the airline’s budgetary provisions.

He however emphasized that Dana will continue to be a trailblazer in building capacity for homegrown pilots.

The airline’s COO enthused, “we are glad to be making a huge impact in this regard and contributing our quota to the growth and stability of the industry.’’

He congratulated the newly decorated captains for their success and urged them to sustain the airline’s strict safety standards, and emphasis on professionalism.

Captain Adeyemi Ademola flanked by Chief Operating Officer, Obi Mbanuzuo, and Director Of Flight Operations Captain Segun Omole.

In the same vein, Dana Air also announced that all its Pilots, Cabin Crew and Ground staff had all been vaccinated while that of its backend staff is ongoing in Lagos.

Dana Air’s Media and Communications Manager, Kingsley Ezenwa said, ‘’all our pilots, cabin crew and ground staff have concluded their vaccination while that of our backend staff is ongoing.’’

He said further, ”we have ensured that all staff having regular interaction with our customers get vaccinated first to guarantee their safety and the safety of other backend staff and customers”.

”We are not letting the guards down as we still ensure that our customers keep the mask on while onboard, temperature checks are done, sanitization before boarding, row by row disembarkation, and regular disinfection of the aircraft after every flight’’ Ezenwa pledged.

He noted that ‘’at Dana Air, our commitment to the safety and well-being of our staff and customers is second to none and we will continue to provide safe, seamless and reliable air transport for the flying public, He added.

Dana Air is one of Nigeria’s leading airlines with a mixed fleet of 9 aircraft and daily flights from Lagos to Abuja, Port Harcourt, Owerri and Enugu.

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