DANA AIR on Wednesday, 31st December, 2020 received two of its aircraft, one Boeing737 Classic and a McDonnell Douglas from maintenance overseas after carrying out a C-Check on one of the aircraft.
The arrival of the aircraft is coming days after another of its aircraft returned to service recently in December giving the airline a boost to aid in clearing its backlog due to disruptions.
Chief Operating Officer of Dana Air, Obi Mbanuzuo while speaking on the development said ”Just recently we received one of our aircraft back from maintenance sound while the other is undergoing mandatory checks by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) before release.”
”The safety of our guests and crew will continue to take priority in our operations and we will continue to keep our safety standards with zero tolerance for violations irrespective of the situation or circumstance.”
”The return of another of our aircraft in late December, helped mitigate the schedule disruptions we experienced recently and we have been able to ferry a good number of our guests to their destinations while working to ensure all round customer satisfaction and schedule reliability for our guests
”We once again acknowledge the frustrations of our guests and wish to use this medium to once again apologize to them for the schedule disruptions experienced some weeks back. We are deeply sorry about it and we are working tirelessly to improve on our known schedule integrity and overall operational efficiency.” 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.