Local carrier partners to improve booking experience
Local carrier, United Nigeria Airlines (UNA), has partnered Wakanow to provide greater value to its customers by delivering real-time inventory and flight schedules.
By virtue of the partnership, Wakanow is the only online travel agency with United Nigeria’s Live Inventory bookable in real time, enabling the delivery of seamless booking experience for Wakanow customers and United Nigeria passengers.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Wakanow, Adebayo Adedeji, during a courtesy visit to United Nigeria, said the partnership was a masterstroke to serve UNA customers better.
“With the support of Wakanow, the airline will concentrate on its core mandate, which is moving travellers across the country, while we will ensure that travellers have the best-in-class booking experience.
“We have promised our customers that we are the best plug and play for their local and international travels. We will continue to deliver on this promise and with this partnership, we have gone a step further to delight African travellers,” he said.
Adenike Macaulay of Wakanow added that with this integration, Nigerians should be rest assured of a seamless booking experience for domestic flights with United Nigeria.
“Our expertise as an innovative travel tech company is a great value addition to the airline, which will be leveraged extensively as we deepen our partnership. We will be upping the ante of the booking experience of United Nigeria airlines as a partner.”
Chairman of UNA, Obiora Okonkwo, said United Nigeria is glad to have Wakanow as a partner to provide this bespoke service in delivering best-in-class booking services.
“We are sure that their support for United Nigeria will aid our growth and overall success in the aviation industry,” Okonkwo said.
Chief Operating Officer United Nigeria, Osita Okonkwo, explained that as the airline continues to evolve and take on more destinations, the potential of the tourism sector of Nigeria would all be better known.
Okonkwo said Wakanow has demonstrated leadership in the travel industry.
“We are sure that this will impact our airline as well and provide the travelling public to not only its booking on the platform but also explore other services. It will complement United Nigeria’s objective of uniting cities, cultures, businesses, friends and associates through delivery of safe and exceptional flight experiences to its customers.”