As part of its commitment towards sports development in Nigeria, Dana Air has unveiled a sponsorship deal with the current NPFL league leaders Akwa United FC of Akwa Ibom state.
Under the deal worth millions of Naira, Dana Air will get branding opportunities for the duration of the season and fly the team to all its away matches in the 2018 NPFL season.
Also as part of the deal, the club’s player of the month initiative will be sponsored by Dana Air with a very good largess from the airline.
Speaking at the press conference to announce the deal, the Accountable Manager of Dana Air said the sponsorship deal is about making the NPFL glamorous and encouraging the players.
Commending Dana Air, the Chairman of Akwa United, Elder Paul Bassey said the is surely a turning point in the development of football in Nigeria and will definitely ease the club's travels.
Recently, Dana Air unveiled a similar deal with Heartland FC of Owerri. The airline is the only Nigerian carrier to sponsor a football club just as other global carriers like Emirates, Etihad and Qatar airways.
Dana Air operates over 27 daily flights to 5 destinations. The airline is reputed for its innovative online products, world-class in-flight service and unrivaled on-time performance.