Nigeria's Dana Air, on Tuesday said it has recruited and trained not less than 45 Nigerian Pilots in various parts of the world including Johannesburg, South Africa and Madrid, Spain.
The airline’s Media Communications Manager, Mr Kingsley Ezenwa, in a statement issued in Lagos on Tuesdy, said the training was part of the airline's contribution to the growth and development of aviation in Nigerian.
According to him, Dana Air will continue to encourage professionalism in the industry and support its Nigerian Pilots to ensure consistent growth and development in the industry.
The airline official added that the company has also introduced a Special Services Unit which consists of well-trained males and females who will further deepen customer service, offer multiple issue-solving options and provide seamless travel experience for our teeming guests.
According to Mbanuzuo, the Special Services Unit are to attend to passengers with special needs, urgent complaints, update passengers on current promos and benefits of Dana Miles at airports in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Uyo and Owerri.
The airline’s Accountable Manager, Mr Obi Mbanuzuo said Dana Air was committed to the growth and development of the Nigerian aviation industry through the training and re-training of its personnel.
“As at 2015, more than 500 Nigerian pilots were unemployed but with our recruitment and frequent training both locally and abroad since 2015, we have been able to reduce the number, by engaging these pilots and paying for their training in South Africa and Spain,” he said.
Dana Air is reputed for its efficient customer services, world- class in-flight services, on-time departures and arrivals, innovative products and high safety and quality standards. It currently operates over 27 daily flights from Lagos to Abuja, Uyo, Port Harcourt and Owerri.