Nigeria’s Dana Air has launched “FlyDana Mobile” platform to further improve its passenger travel experience for flight search and booking and check-in.
Dana Air says the platform is an enhanced and innovative distribution channel for its passengers and customers to view flight information and availability in real-time and as well book and pay for them on the go.
According to Mr. Obi Mbanuzuo, Head of Commercial, “Mobile solutions are now a trend in the aviation industry and FlyDana Mobile App will further transform the way people purchase Dana Air tickets as the mobile App will allow our guests to experience a spectacular change in overall customer travel experience through this secure and effective distribution channel.”
Mr. Mbanuzuo says FlyDana Mobile platform will allow more customers to easily access to tickets, get better fares either for Business or Leisure trips. He added that the platform is secure with enhanced security encryption and guarantees secured transactions and will also save the firm’s clients’ time by cutting delays in commuting to ticket sales points.
The FlyDana Mobile App is powered by FlyNow Mobile and developed by Fountedge Technologies; a UK based aviation mobile technology solution provider.
Mr. Stephen Williams, the CEO of Fountedge Technologies said: “Travel is mobile by nature” and going mobile is a key consideration to any airlines’ strategy for growth. He noted that FlyDana Mobile App is based around three core processes which are “Search, Book & Pay”.
With over 110 million mobile subscribers and an 85% penetration and rising of which 30% are smartphone users, Nigeria is Africa’s largest mobile market. Dana Airlines’ decision to implement its FlyDana Mobile solution a makes air travel accessible and affordable within Nigerian and Africa as a whole.