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Ibom Air commences regional flights with Lagos-Accra route

Ibom Air commences regional flights with Lagos-Accra route

Ibom Air, the Akwa Ibom State-owned airline, has marked a milestone with the commencement of regional operations. The airline’s inaugural flight from Lagos to Accra took off at 7:00 am (WAT) on October 17, 2023, offering travellers a new gateway to explore the West African region.

This strategic expansion aligns with Ibom Air’s vision by offering passengers a travel experience that encompasses schedule reliability and on-time departures.

Expressing his enthusiasm about the new route, George Uriesi, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of Ibom Air, said: “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.

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“With this new route, we aim to enhance connectivity between Nigeria and Ghana, fostering tourism, trade, and tighter economic and cultural ties. Ibom Air remains committed to delivering exceptional services to our passengers, and we invite travellers between Nigeria and Ghana to choose Ibom Air and experience the best of our service offering.”

In support of the development, Pamela Djamson-Tettey, the Managing Director of Ghana Airports Company Limited, said, “We are indeed delighted to welcome Ibom Air to Kotoka International Airport, Accra, Ghana. We congratulate you on your decision to fly into Accra and are happy to have you on board.

“Your entry into Ghana’s market will offer the travelling public more options for connectivity between Ghana and Nigeria. As Operators and Managers of Kotoka International Airport, we assure Ibom Air of our support in making their operations in Ghana a success.”