A total of 44 top travel companies were honoured and rewarded by Delta Air Lines for their commitment and excellent performance in notching high sales volumes in the airline’s first ever Agency Award since its foray into the Nigerian aviation scene in 2007.
At a colourful award ceremony in Lagos, Aeroland Airline and Travel Management Services, bagged the prestigious prize of a Diamond plaque and recognised as the leading Delta Air Lines sales agent in Nigeria.
In addition to the award, two business class return tickets and Delta Air Lines goodie bag were presented to Aeroland’s managing director, Segun Adewale by the trio of Jimmy Eichelgruen, the airline’s Sales Director, EMEA & India; Bobby Bryan, Commercial Manager , West & East Africa and Olufemi Adefope, MD of Skylogistics, general sales agent (GSA)
Four leading travel companies – HRG, Touchdown Travels Limited; Rewards Travels & Tours Limited and Peacock Travel & Tours Nigeria Limited received the coveted Platinum awards.
The Gold awards category was won by Touchdown-elite Travels Limited, Quantum Travels Limited, Silhouette Travels & Tours Limited, American Express Travel Services and God’s Power Travels Agency Limited, while 34 other travel agents went home with the Silver award plaques.
Speaking at the ceremony, Jimmy Eichelgruen said, “Delta is happy with the good work of its sales partners in Nigeria and I believe that the recognition and awards will spur them to do more.”
“We are very proud of our top producing agents and partners who have constantly sold Delta in high volumes since 2007 when we entered the Nigerian market and contributed in no small measures in making Delta the preferred and leading airline on the Africa-US route”, Bobby Bryan declared.