Dana Air has been honored for supporting Small and Medium Enterprises in Nigeria at the Business Day SME100 awards and conference held recently in Lagos.
The SME100 Conference and Awards formerly known as Top Fastest Growing SMEs Awards is an initiative of BusinessDay Media Limited and since the first edition in 2018, the award is specially designed to recognize and celebrate the impact and achievements of SME companies in Nigeria.
Similarly, Dana Air also bagged the award as Corporate Enabler of Sports at the Arena Awards held recently at Radisson blu Hotel Lagos.
The Arena is a collection of awards recognizing innovation, creativity and resilience amongst institutions, brands and individuals pushing the frontiers of sports tourism in Nigeria.
Speaking on the award, the Chief Operating Officer of the airline Ememobong Ettete said, ”Dana Air understands the need to not just exist in isolation but to impact the community in which we operate greatly and positively”
Dana Air has over time shown great commitment to growth and development of sports in Nigeria and Africa at large supporting various grassroot sports initiatives and clubs in the Nigerian local league.
The airline in 2018 unveiled a multi-million naira sponsorship deal for two Nigerian league clubs Akwa United FC of Akwa Ibom state and Heartland FC of Imo state in a strategic effort to encourage other corporate bodies to follow suit and make the local league as glamorous as possible.
Dana Air is one of Nigeria’s leading airlines with daily flights to major cities in Nigeria and a varied fleet of Boeing aircraft.