Operating as Dana Air, Dana Airlines Ltd. is a fully private sector-owned carrier, which commenced flight operations in 2008.
And since their inauguration, the airline has progressively designed a route network that offers quality service delivery, convenience, and choice to the flying public.
Dana Air is passionate about improving the well-being of its customers in all product offerings, with a special focus on providing for Nigerians an aviation service integrating superb elements of legacy carriers ( world-class flight safety & quality onboard services) with the state-of-the-art technology (online services). Plus, the operational efficiency of new-age carriers.
Affordable Local Flights
Dana Air is one of the cheapest airlines currently operating in this country. To book your cheap flights with this airline, you can use their online booking site.
Local flights are currently priced from ₦12,500, and this service option applies when you book two weeks or earlier.
If you book your flight few days to that time, you will need to pay more, up to ₦20,000 Naira and above since a lot of people will also be trying to book their flight at the same time.
You can make payment for your flight on the Internet on flight booking website of Fly Dana Air using an internet banking-enabled debit/cash card (ATM card), like Mastercard & Visa, or via online payment gateways, like eTranzact, Interswitch, and others.
The most effective method for booking flights is via online booking, currently offered by nearly all airline operators in Nigeria, including Arik Air, Aero Contractors as well as Air Peace.
On Dana Air website, you can book flights, pay for flight ticket, reschedule flights, check Dana Air flight timetable, and check-in online(if you’ve only hand luggage).
You can book your flight here, and then go through the online booking instructions and follow them. You can pay for the ticket in Naira.
Dana Airline Ltd. offers promos during festive seasons and at other select periods in the year when you can get prices that are as low as ₦10,000.
The domestic routes covered by Dana Air include the following: Lagos, Abuja, Uyo, Owerri, Port Harcourt, and international route to Accra. Below, we have provided a detailed list of their flight destinations:
- Lagos to Abuja, Port Harcourt, Accra, Owerri, Uyo and Kaduna
- Abuja to Lagos, Port Harcourt, Accra, Owerri, Kaduna and Uyo
- Accra to Lagos
- Port Harcourt to Lagos and Abuja
- Owerri to Lagos and Abuja
- Uyo to Lagos and Abuja
- Kaduna to Lagos and Abuja
You can read more about Dana Air flights on flydana website.
How to Book Cheap Flights with Dana Air
Booking cheaper Dana Air flights is quite straightforward and smooth. You need to book for your flight on the Internet at least two weeks prior to your date of departure since, at this period, flights are normally cheaper as demand is low, unlike when you book few days to or on the day of departure.
Dana Air Payment Options
You can make payment for Dana flights on the Internet with various payment options. These are highlighted as follows:
Debit Cards: These include internet banking-enabled cards, such as Mastercard, Verve, and Visa. You can also use channels like Interswitch and eTranzact. Using debit cards to pay usually incur some charges.
Book on Hold: If you have no internet banking-enabled debit/credit card, have some issues with your card or don’t like paying for things online, alternatively, you can book Dana Air flights on the Internet and opt for the Book on Hold payment option. This will enable you to pay in banks that are approved by Dana Air with your booking reference number. You must pay within 24 hours (1 day) of booking for a flight, or it will not be approved.
Dana Air-Approved Banks for Airfare Payment
The following Nigerian banks are approved for paying your Dana Air flight:
- First Bank Nigeria Plc
- WEMA Bank Plc
- Sterling Bank
- Access Bank
- Diamond Bank
- Eco Bank
- Enterprise Bank
- Keystone Bank
- Fidelity Bank
- Union Bank
Safety and Luggage Info to Keep in Mind
The company is resolute in abiding by internationally recognized safety standards, which is why it reviews its products and services, consistently, to provide better solutions that are aimed at ensuring passengers’ comfort, safety, and also strives to maintain long-lasting relationships with customers.
Dana Air also renders executive air charter services to customers with their brand-new Bombardier Laerjet 45XR airliner.
For checked baggage in business class, the baggage allowance is pegged at 30Kg and 23Kg in the economy; anything that exceeds this weight gets charged at ₦500 per Kg as excess luggage.
You should note that some items won’t be accepted as baggage, like those that are liable to cause harm to humans and property on the plane.
Some perishable and fragile items, etc. Furthermore, you won’t be allowed to put things, such as valuable items like money, gold, jewellery, diamonds, electronics, computers, medication required during the flight, car keys, house keys, and any valuable documents, in your checked-in luggage so as to prevent theft.
It is better to have those items with you as hand luggage so you can have access to them at all times.
All airlines are mandated to conduct a search on customers and their luggage for safety and security reasons, so you have to make yourself available for the required searches, like X-ray scans as well as body search by authorized officials.
Failure to comply with these search requirements means you will be disallowed from flying.
Your name has to be on your checked-in baggage; if not, you won’t be allowed to collect it at your arrival point until when you are able to prove you are the true owner of the baggage.
You are not allowed to fly with animals, and the airline does not have responsibility for anything that happens to any animal/pet you take on the flight.
Dana Air offers you a loyalty program that is known as Dana Miles in which flyers using their service, frequently, are given points for receiving discounts on flights, enjoying more benefits upgrade to higher cabins, and other perks.
Dana Air Offices in Nigeria
Nnamdi Azikwe Domestic Airport.
- Telephone: 08159490018
- c/o Kia Motors, 1st Floor,
No. 18 A. E. Ekukinam Str., Off Obafemi Awolowo Road,
- Utako, Abuja, Nigeria.
- Telephone: 08077790239
Transcorp Hilton Office
- Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria.
- Telephone: 09-461-3000, 08077291289
- Murtala Muhammad Airport 2 (MMA2), Ikeja
- Lagos, Nigeria.
- Telephone: 07003593262
Dana House, 116, Oshodi-Apapa Expressway
- Isolo, Lagos, Nigeria.
- Telephone: 01-280-9888
Port Harcourt Office
- Port-Harcourt International Airport. Omagwa
- Park N Shop Spar Shopping Mall
- 97, Aba Road , Garrison B/stop
- Port Harcourt
- Telephone: +23484556221
- Akwa Ibom International Airport, Uyo
- Telephone: 08056199121
- Dana Air Ghana (c/o Dre Aviation) , Cornerstone Arcade
- Gbewaa Junction , Mensah Wood Street
- East Legon , Accra
- Contact & Sales Centre: No. 87, Liberty Avenue, Adabraka
Accra Central, Ghana.
- Cargo Sales and Contact Centre: c/o Dre Aviation/Aviance Cargo Village, Kotoka International Airport (KIA)
- Accra, Ghana.
Sales Centre and Head Office: No. 3, Adigya Lane (Off Senchi Street)
Airport Residential Area, Accra.
Dana Air Ghana PhoneNumbers