Medview Airlines to Spread Wings to Freetown, Sierra Leone
Medview Airline plans to make its Accra, Ghana operations, which it launched in September 2014 as a stepping stone towards the west coast, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Alhaji Muneer Bankole has said.
To this end, the airline has completed arrangement to begin operations to Freetown, Sierra Leone in May this year. The Sierra Leone addition would increase its regional route from one to two while those of Dakar, Senegal; Monrovia, Liberia; Abidjan, Cote D'Voire would follow in due course via Accra. Bankole spoke at the weekend in Accra, Ghana during the airline's Trade Partners' Forum with Travel Agents in the West African country. The MD who was represented by the company's Head of Flights' Operations, Capt. Godfrey Ogbogu stressed that the airline is expanding to Ghana to deepen trade relations between the two countries, saying Nigeria and Ghana are like twin brothers. He said the meeting with the travel agents underscores the importance the airline places on them as essential partners, saying Med-View is ready to build an enduring and open partnership with the travel agents. "Med-View sees Accra as our home. We look forward for more cooperation and we are open for discussions any time. We have no hidden agenda. Accra will be a stepping stone towards the west. The market is expanding rapidly for all of us. We are going to London-Gatwick, we started Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and we would be opening up more routes. including Dubai very soon". Senior Agency Manager of the airline, Mallam Azeez Abass listed the West routes to also include Abidjan, Conakry, Douala, Libreville, Bamako, Cotonou and Kinshasha, adding that the Accra route would be expanded to be two flights per day.