DANA Air and the Togo-based Asky airline has signed an intelligent agreement in Lagos.
The deal entails the addition of some new generation aircraft to the Dana Air fleet.
During the signing at Dana Air’s Corporate head office in Lagos, Group Managing Director Mr. Jacky Hathiramani said the airline had taken a bold step towards achieving its strategic route and fleet expansion programme.
He said: “Dana Air shall be adding some brand new aircraft to its fleet very soon. We have also had advanced talks with some notable aircraft manufacturers and very soon, some of aircraft outside the country on maintenance will also be arriving. This is part of our desire to provide options for our guests who have also been requesting us to consider some under-served cities in Nigeria. We want to assure our guests of our commitment towards providing safe, reliable, affordable and world-class air transport services in Nigeria,’’ Hathiramani said.
Asky Airlines Chief Executive Officer(CEO), Mr Ahadu Simachew, said: “Dana Air, having survived the sundry issues in the aviation industry for 10 years and still waxing stronger, appears to us as the most experienced and well-managed airline in Nigeria, with a very strong, passionate and creative management team. We are happy to have reached an agreement and we believe this is good for Nigeria and Africa.’’