It was not a surprise to many when NIGAV award organizer announced Joy Odimgba of Dana airline as the best air crew of the year 2016. Many aviation watcher have always look forward to that day when the ever smiling young men and woman that cat work the aisle of aircraft taking care of passenger will recognized for their role in the industry.
Dana staff undoubtedly has been billed to win this award and as the airline also won the best Staff service award amidst an industry that constantly troubled by picketing and threat of labour strike. The choice of JOY as the organizer claimed was through an anonymously nomination by an observing passenger who put forward her name.
In reaction to wining Mrs Joy Odimba, while speaking to newsmen after the award said, “I am delighted to have won the award for Air Crew of the Year and this underscores the effort we put in daily to ensure that all our guests enjoy our award-winning hospitality onboard our flights. For us at Dana Air, our customers come first and we will continue to keep them smiling at every opportunity.”
She dedicated the award to the entire Dana Air Crew and the Management for the constant training and retraining while urging passengers to take advantage of the airline’s customer –centric offers and rewards.
Nigerian Aviation Awards is the annual award for rewarding excellence in the air transport industry in Nigeria and NIGAV 2016 is the 7th in the series put together by FCI International Limited a Nigeria transport development consultant.