Ahead of flight resumption, Nigerian carrier Dana Air on Wednesday carried out a dry run at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 and shakedown flights from Lagos to Port Harcourt and back.
According to the airline's Media and Communications Manager, Kingsley Ezenwa, Dana Air carried out the exercise to demonstrate its readiness to resume flights as soon as the airspace is opened.
After a successful dry run, the airline conducted shakedown flights from Lagos to Port Harcourt with its newly acquired Boeing and MD aircraft.
On Dana Air's level of preparedness, Kingsley said ''Dana Air is 100% ready so is MMA2 and some other terminals we operate from. All Personal Protective Equipment have been made available for all staff, crew and passengers who might not come around with one.''
All Dana Air’s aircraft are fitted with HEPA filters which filter 99.9% of unwanted particles and viruses in the air. It’s aircraft have also been disinfected as recommended by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority ( NCAA).
Dana Air is one of Nigeria's leading airlines with a total of 9 aircraft in its fleet, a mix of Boeing 737 and McDonnel Douglas. The airline is reputed for its innovative online products and services, unrivaled in-flight service and on-time performance