Dana Air starts flights between Lagos and Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State, on 18 January. The service runs seven days a week, operating out of Lagos. The daily flight leaves Lagos in the morning and has a return service from Uyo in the afternoon. Uyo is in the south east of Nigeria, due east of Port Harcourt. Dana Air already operates 12 daily flights on the Lagos-Abuja route, four on the Lagos-Port Harcourt route and two to Kanu and Enugu.

Dana Air, a subsidiary of the Dan Group which was founded by the Hathiramani family and has interests in Nigeria