Ibom Air: Akwa Ibom state government launches airline

Ibom Air: The Akwa Ibom state government has launched an airline which is scheduled to commence flight operations soon.
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Ibom Air Akwa Ibom state government launches airline


The airline known as Ibom Air was unveiled after several months of planning by the Akwa Ibom state government.
The state government has reportedly disclosed that the airline would operate within Uyo-Lagos-Abuja routes.
This Day reports that the state commissioner for special duties and Aviation Development, Akan Okon said the heavy traffic in Akwa Ibom airport made it imperative for the state government to join the few airlines operating there.
“Ibom Air has come to stay. I am happy to tell you that we have completed recruitment with good number of Akwa Ibom children. The Chief Pilot is from Akwa Ibom. Three aircraft are secured and are ready for commencement of operation. It is completely owned and operated by Akwa Ibom State Government and it will provide 400 direct and indirect jobs,” he said.

33 Comments

  1. GREAT.

    JUST GENERATE COMMENDABLE REVENUE DAILY AND EVERYTHING WILL BE ALRIGHT.

    CONSISTENT PROFITABILITY WILL ENSURE THAT NEEDED LONGEVITY.

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!

  2. This is a great initiative. And I hope and pray it stands a sand of time. Let govt not involved in it operations.

  3. This is what we need in our country. This is what is called development.congratulations to them and another important thing now is maintainance of the airline.

  4. This is a good development from Awka Ibom state and i pray every thing will work well once the operation start

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