Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has commended Dana Air for introducing Owerri -Abuja–Owerri flights.
The governor made the commendation, Tuesday, after the airline’s inaugural flight from the Sam Mbakwe International Airport Owerri landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Okorocha, who was represented by his Special Adviser,, Hon Ikenna Eme said “Dana Air commencing Owerri to Abuja flights and back had brought needed succour to the people of the state who have had to pay more for less on the route.’
“Today, we have witnessed development and expansion. We are happy that Dana Air is living up to expectations.
The flight was smooth and on-time and this is what we have been asking for on this route. Our people have been paying too much for less on this route and we thank Dana Air for this development. Also speaking on the introduction of flights from Owerri to Abuja, the Accountable Manager of Dana Air, Mr Obi Mbanuo said: “Providing a smart alternative for the good people of Imo State and contributing positively to the economy and development of the state, has always been our desire and the crux of our existing partnership with the Imo State government. We are committed to linking Owerri to other parts of Nigeria as the commercial nerve centre of the South-east region.”
According to the airline, flights from Owerri to Abuja on Mondays to Fridays will operate at 12.33pm and Abuja to Owerri is at 2.16pm. On Sundays Owerri to Abuja is at 5.31pm and Abuja to Owerri is 12.06pm.