For its passionate commitment to the society, one of Nigeria’s leading airlines Dana Air, has been recognized as the Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Company of the year 2017/18, by the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS)
The airline’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Jacky Hathiramani was also conferred with the Icon of Societal Development Award, for his ”leadership acumen, Giant stride in the aviation sector and Humanitarian service.”
The National Public Relations Officer of NANS, Mr Odebunmi Idowu, who made the presentation to the airline during a courtesy visit to Dana Air’s Murtala Mohammed Airport (MMA2) office in Lagos, said: so many companies do not understand the meaning of giving back to the society in which they operate. Most of them believe is all about the industry and profit, leaving out the society and people who keep them in business.’’
”Today, we have decided to honor one of Nigeria’s finest airlines for their outstanding service delivery in the aviation industry and most of all, their passionate commitment to giving back to the society.”
Receiving the award on behalf of Dana Air and its CEO, the Accountable Manager / Chief Operating Officer of the airline, Mr Obi Mbanuzuo, said it was a well-deserved award for the airline as a result of Dana Air’s commitment to its broad community development initiatives. He thanked the airline’s guests for supporting Dana Foundation to achieve a lot in terms of sponsoring worthy causes and fulfilling its social responsibility.