United Nigeria Airlines has partnered with Wakanow, a leading African travel tech company, to provide greater value to its customers by delivering real-time inventory and flight schedules in real time.
The Chief Executive Officer, Wakanow, Mr. Adebayo Adedeji, disclosed this in a statement, saying that with the support of Wakanow, United Nigeria will focus on its core responsibility which is moving travellers across the country, while the travel tech company will ensure its travellers have the best in-class booking experience.
According to him, “We are excited to commence this partnership with United Nigeria. We have promised our customers that we are the best plug for their local and international travels. We will continue to deliver on this promise and with this partnership, we have gone a step further to delight African travellers”.
Furthermore, the Chief Commercial Officer, Wakanow, Mrs. Adenike Macaulay, added that with the integration, Nigerians would be rest assured of a seamless booking experience for domestic flights with United Nigeria.
“Our expertise as an innovative travel tech company is a great value addition to the airline which will be leveraged extensively as we deepen our partnership. We would be upping the ante of the booking experience of UNA as a partner,” she said.
Also, the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of United Nigeria Airlines, Mr. Obiora Okonko, noted in his remarks: “United Nigeria is glad to have Wakanow as a partner to provide this bespoke service to us in delivering best-in-class booking services. We are sure that their support for United Nigeria will aid our growth and overall success in the aviation industry”.
The airline’s Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer, Mazi Osita Oonkwo, stated that as the airline continued to evolve and take on more destinations, the potential of Nigeria’s tourism sector of Nigeria would be better known.
Okonkwo said: “Wakanow has demonstrated leadership in the travel industry, and we are sure that this will impact our airline as well and provide the travelling public with not only a booking platform but also other services.
It will complement United Nigeria’s objective of uniting cities, cultures, businesses, friends and associates through the delivery of safe and exceptional flight experiences to its customers”.
This development makes Wakanow the only online travel agency with United Nigeria’s live inventory available for booking in real time, thereby, enabling delivery of seamless booking experiences for both Wakanow customers and United Nigeria passengers.