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Africa: Nigerian Carrier, Ibom Air Soars Beyond Borders, Launches Inaugural Lagos-Accra Regional Flights

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Ibom Air, the esteemed Akwa Ibom State-owned airline, has achieved a significant milestone by venturing into regional operations.

The airline successfully inaugurated its first regional flight, connecting Lagos to Accra, with the inaugural flight taking off at 7:00 am (WAT) on October 17, 2023, providing a new gateway for travellers to explore the vibrant West African region.

According to a press release by the airline this strategic expansion is in harmony with Ibom Air’s overarching vision of becoming a “world-class African Regional Airline.” The airline aims to redefine passengers’ travel experience by prioritizing schedule reliability, on-time departures, and excellent service.

READ: Aviation: COO of Ibom Air Sets Ambitious Plan to Compete as a World-Class Regional Airline and Expand Network Across Africa

George Uriesi, the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of Ibom Air, expressed his excitement about the new route, stating, “We are thrilled to commence our regional operations today, with the inaugural flight between Lagos and Accra. This is a significant step for Ibom Air as we expand our network out of Nigeria and into the African continent.”

Uriesi emphasized the importance of enhancing connectivity between Nigeria and Ghana, fostering tourism, trade, and strengthening economic and cultural ties. He reiterated Ibom Air’s commitment to delivering exceptional services and invited travellers to choose Ibom Air for an unparalleled service offering.

READ: Africa: Ibom Air wins Best On-Time Performance Airline in Nigeria award for 3rd time in a row at CHINET Aviacargo

The Managing Director of Ghana Airports Company Limited, Mrs. Pamela Djamson-Tettey, extended a warm welcome to Ibom Air at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana. She expressed delight at Ibom Air’s entry into Ghana’s market, highlighting the increased connectivity options between Ghana and Nigeria for the travelling public.

As Ibom Air spreads its wings across the region, travellers can anticipate a range of benefits, including promotional offers, exclusive fares, and special packages tailored to enhance the appeal of this new route. With Ibom Air’s reputation for quality service and the support of the Ghana Airports Company Limited, passengers are poised to enjoy an exceptional and efficient travel experience, marking the beginning of a new era in regional air travel.

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