Obi Mbanuzuo, Dana CCO
Dana Air has passed the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).
The airline was on Wednesday admitted by IATA into its global safety registry after passing the audit.
Accountable Manager of Dana Air, Obi Mbanuzuo, said the feat confirmed the airline’s strict adherence to standard and recommended safety practices.
HE said, “Our admission into the IOSA registry is a confirmation of our strict adherence to global management and safety standards and procedures, required of global carriers.”
Dana Airlines Limited operating as Dana Air is a fully private sector-owned carrier. The airline commenced flight operations on 10 November 2008 and has since its inauguration progressively developed a route network bringing convenience and choice to the flying public.
Committed to improving the well-being of customers in all product offerings, Dana Air is focused on bringing to Nigerians, an aviation service that combines the best elements of legacy carriers – world class safety and quality on-board services coupled with latest technology (online services) and operational efficiency of new-age carriers.
With superior performance, service and creativity, Dana Air is uncompromising in its commitment to excellence and safety as it is currently the only Nigerian carrier to have successfully undergone an operational audit conducted by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority Flight Safety Group in partnership with their foreign counterparts.
Also, in its determination to meet the highest global aviation safety standards, the airline has commenced an Implementation Training Initiative as part of the preliminary process to prepare for the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). Dana Air is one of ten airlines benefiting from the IOSA implementation training initiative that is 100 per cent funded by International Airline Training Fund (IATF).
Dana Air is resolute in adhering to globally recognized safety standards and it is consistently reviewing its products and services to offer better solutions aimed at passengers’ comfort, safety as well as striving to build long-lasting relationships.
The airline seeks to attract leisure and business travelers from within and outside Nigeria as it target travelers who seek safe, quality, affordable air transport. The airline aims to:
Offer passengers competitive fares Bring service to many under-served routes and communities Bring the benefits of competition to Nigerian passengers Help Nigerian regions grow as tourist destinations Will fly to the highest operational and quality standards Bring employment in the important aviation sector Be a symbol for Nigeria to be proud
From its hub at the Murtala Mohammed Airport Terminal 2 (MMA2), Dana Air currently operates domestically on the Lagos – Abuja; Lagos – Port Harcourt, Lagos – Uyo as well as the Port Harcourt – Abuja and Uyo – Abuja routes using its fleet of Boeing McDonnell 83 and Boeing B737-500 aircraft.
In addition to the scheduled flight operations, Dana Air also offer Executive Charter Services using a brand new Bombardier Learjet 45XR.