1st December, 2014
By Simon Ateba
As part of activities marking its sixth year anniversary, Dana Air has visited the Old People’s Home in Yaba to extend support to Nigerian senior citizens, the airline said in a statement.
“Dana Air is leading in the drive to support charitable causes in the country as it continues to show firm commitment by investing in worthy causes that touches the lives of both the young and aged in the society,” said Samuel Ogbogoro, Dana Head of Corporate Communications.
Dana recently treated special and orphaned children at the Sai orphanage to an independence party to celebrate Nigeria’s 54thindependence anniversary.
The airline also recently sponsored a youth empowerment programme, Dare2Dream project, to help Nigerian youths achieve their dreams.
This is in addition to other humanitarian activities which the airline has engaged in which includes: feeding the homeless, sinking of borehole water in rural communities, sponsoring pilgrimages as well as supporting eye surgeries to the visually impaired. The airline has also created opportunity for children who have not had flight experience to be ferried from one state to another aboard its aircraft through its Kidz fly progamme.
Also coming on the heels of its sixth anniversary, the Nigeria chapter of Women in Aviation, a non-profit organization; recognized the airline for helping to inspire the next generation of professionals in the aviation sector.
While presenting a plaque of recognition as Best Customer Service & IT driven airline, the president of the Women in Aviation, Mrs. Rejoice Ndudinachi commended Dana Air for supporting future generation to build a career in the aviation sector.