By Sade Williams
Dana Air recently rewarded students with free tickets for their brilliant performance at the 7th edition of the National Travel Essay Competition and 6th Air Transport Youth Empowerment Seminar, which was held at the training hall of the Nigerian Civil Aviation (NCAA) Headquarters Annex, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos.
Themed ‘Choosing An Exciting Career- Why Aviation?, the National Travel Essay Competition and Youth Empowerment Seminar is designed to create greater awareness for the air transport sector and raise future aviation professionals.
Spokesman for Dana Air, Kingsley Ezenwa, while congratulating the winners said, apart from the support that the airline has been giving to the organisers of the National Travel Essay Competition since 2009, Dana Air also partners Bicourtney Aviation Services Limited, by providing aircraft for students to access, when they come for facility tour of the Murtala Mohammed Airport 2.
He encouraged the students to consider a career in aviation, stating that Dana Air’s kids fly program is also part of the airlines’ commitment to giving students and kids alike, their first flight experience while exposing them to the exciting world of aviation.
Founder and Coordinator of the National Travel Essay Competition (NTEC), Mr. Ewos Iroro, thanked Dana Air for its continued support for the initiative since 2009 which is aimed at creating greater awareness for the air transport sector and raising future aviation professionals.
He said: “We would like to thank Dana Air for their encouragement so far and we use this opportunity to solicit their sustained and increased support.”