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Nigeria: Akwa Ibom State Airline To Commence Gambia Flights

The Akwa Ibom state-owned airline, Ibom Air, has stated that it will soon commence flights to other West African countries, starting with Gambia

The state Governor Emmanuel Udom said this when the Gambian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Mohamadou Musa Njie, paid him a courtesy visit at Government House, Uyo .

The Governor Udom thanked the Gambian high commissioner and the President of Gambia for indicating interest in bilateral relations with Akwa Ibom State in the area of commerce, industry and aviation development.

“We are actually planning a regional flight with Ibom Air, so we hope by next month we should take delivery of two brand new A220 300 series Airbuses, which will be used for regional flights.

“I will get this to be discussed at the Board of Directors meeting of Ibom Air, so that we can also consider flight to Banjul,” Governor Udom said.

He acknowledged the tourism potentials in the Gambia and advised other West African countries to take advantage of the tourism potentials that Ibom Air offered.

Earlier, Njie, commended the Governor for the great achievements recorded by Ibom Air.

News/Image: Leadership | Alejandro Hernández León

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