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IATA enlists Dana Air on IGOM registry


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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has enlisted Dana Air on the International Ground Operations Manual (IGOM) registry in recognition of the airline’s commitment to quality service delivery.

The IGOM registry is for companies and airlines who have demonstrated full compliance with internationally recognised standards for ground handling processes.The ground operation manual, initiated by IATA, defines ground handling standards for airlines and ground service providers to ensure safe, efficient, and consistent ground service activities.

According to IATA, ground operations are essential task for all airlines and ground service providers to deliver smooth turnarounds and on time departures, with safety being the number one priority. The IATA Board of Governors has set a target (50 per cent of member airlines in 2006) to start to implement the IATA Ground Operations Manual (IGOM) as their minimum standard for ground operations.

Commenting on the airline’s latest achievement, Dana Air’s Accountable Manager/Chief Operating Officer, Obi Mbanuzuo, said Dana Air was listed after the international association confirmed its full adherence to global ground handling manual.

Mbanuzuo said: “We are happy about our most recent international recognition, as an airline that adheres to global best practices. We thank IATA for recognising our ground handling safety standards and unwavering commitment to operational excellence.

‘’We wish to also take the moment to reassure our ever-supportive and loyal guests of our strong desire to continue to provide safe, reliable and affordable air transport service in Nigeria.”

Having flown over 2.7 million passengers in the last nine years of its operations, Dana Air is one of Nigeria’s leading airlines with over 27 daily flights from Lagos to Abuja, Port Harcourt, Uyo and Owerri.

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