By Mike Abba
One of Nigeria’s foremost airlines, Dana Air, has disclosed that it ferried over 2.7 million passengers in the last nine years it had operated and that it received multiple awards for aviation and operational excellence during the period.
A subsidiary of the Dana Group of companies, the airline also noted that its enhanced corporate social responsibility contributed to the multiple awards it received.
These disclosures were made by the airline’s Communications Manager, Kingsley Ezenwa, while responding to the unveiling of Dana Air and Dana Group as one of Nigeria’s Top 50 brands for the third time consecutively at the Brands Nigeria Leadership Forum held Lagos.
“We are a responsible corporate citizen and giving back to the society, contributing positively to the economy of the country. We have been churning quality products are the ways we have shown commitment to the Nigerian dream.
“Our investment across Nigeria and in various sectors of the economy, speaks volume of our commitment to continue to provide jobs for our people and assist the government to achieve a positive growth trajectory in the economy” he said.
Elated Ezenwa further said that the company had shown massive resilience despite hostile challenges in the industry.
“We are nine years plus in the aviation industry and we have shown massive resilience in spite of the multiple challenges, providing value added services at all times and our guests should expect an all-round improvement in 2018.”
The airline qualified for the awards following its innovations, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), popularity, national spread and online engagements.
The CEO, Top 50 Brands Nigeria, Taiwo Oluboyede, noted that Nigeria had become more attractive to investors across the world despite myriad of challenges in the economy.
“More people are coming to invest; there is need to provide information about corporate Nigeria.
“The Brands that have made it today are homegrown brands that have shown resilience, contributed to the economy of Nigeria, have good national spread, innovative and have good online engagement and popularity,” he added.