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Africa: Nigerian Carrier, Ibom Air Receives First, brand new Airbus A220-300

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Ibom Air, the Akwa Ibom State-owned airline, has proudly announces the successful delivery of the first of (10) ten Airbus A220-300 aircraft ordered from the aircraft manufacturer Airbus at the 2021 Dubai Airshow.

In attendance at the modest handover ceremony held on Friday, 24 November 2023, at Airbus’s Mirabel facilities in Canada were the immediate past Governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency Mr. Udom Emmanuel, the CEO of Ibom Air, Mr. Mfon Udom and the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. George Uriesi.

On hand from Airbus to perform the handover were Benoît Schultz, President and CEO of Airbus Canada; Daniel Wenninger, Head of the A220 Programme Office; and Marc Arpin, Head of A220 Customer Line, Airbus Canada.

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According to a press release by the airline, the Airbus A220-300 stands at the forefront of modern aviation technology, garnering global recognition for its revolutionary fuel efficiency, cutting-edge technology, and top-notch passenger comfort and safety features. Adaptable for short and medium-haul commercial operations, with a range of up to 7 hours (up to 3,450 nm), the addition of the Airbus A220-300 to Ibom Air’s fleet positions the airline for expanded service across diverse destinations within the African continent.

Chief Executive Officer, Mr Mfon Udom, expressed great enthusiasm on the arrival of the Airbus A220-300, saying “The introduction of the Airbus A220-300 to our fleet is a game-changing leap forward for Ibom Air. The decision to invest in a fleet of highly efficient brand-new aircraft to power our growth plans underscores our determination to offer no less than world-class airline services to our valued customers”.

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As Ibom Air continues on its growth trajectory, passengers can anticipate a superior travel experience characterized by world-class on board services, enhanced schedule reliability, and more punctual departures.

Ibom Air remains dedicated to providing unparalleled air travel experiences as it enters this new phase of expansion and service excellence.

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Akinola Babson November 26, 2023 - 2:04 am

Congratulations to Ibom Air for his outstanding achievement in the aviation sector of the country through its newly acquired brand new Airbus A220.300.which is a unique game changer for the airline.


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