The Chief Operating Officer Dana Air has announced the airline’s intention to commence scheduled passenger service to Lagos-Abuja-Enugu.
Mr Obi Mbanuzuo CPO said this at the Government House, Enugu State when he and the airline’s management team paid a courtesy visit to the Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
Mbanuzuo further revealed that the decision to commence daily flight in Enugu is the peaceful ambience of the state.
“Enugu State has shown itself to be one of the most peaceful states in Nigeria and its economy is growing; we want to contribute to the growth in her economy,” the CPO revealed.
Dana Air is a Nigerian airline offering domestic flights within Nigeria; founded in 2008, launched its first flight same year and has her headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos State.
Dana Air move has now increased the number of domestic airlines operating daily in Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu to three; Air Peace, Ibom Air and Dana Air.
Akanu Ibiam International Airport also known as Enugu Airport not only serve the Coal city but also nearby cities, such as Abakaliki, Awka, Onitsha, Nnewi, Afikpo, Okigwe, Nsukka, Ugep, Orlu, Idah, Otukpo and Ogoja.
The airport is named after the late Akanu Ibiam (1906–1995), a medical doctor and statesman who hailed from Unwana Afikpo in Ebonyi State.
The Dana Air delegates to Enugu are Mr. Edwin Ossai, Head of Security; Mr. Kingsley Ezenwa Head of Media & Communications and Mrs. Chioma Anioke Enugu Station Manager. The team was led by the Chief Operating Officer Obi Mbanuzuo.