Air Cote D’Ivoire has concluded plans to connect Nigeria’s Federal Capital, Abuja to its hub airport in Abidjan, the management of the airline has said in a statement
The flight operations to Abuja is aimed at expanding its rapidly growing network and quickly establish itself as the leading carrier in the West and Central African Sub Region
A statement by the airline, said the service between the two strategic destinations is expected to commence effective February 15, 2016.
This is coming on the heels of its recent launch last month of the delivery of yet another brand new Bombardier Dash 8-Q400 aircraft.
The recently acquired aircraft is one of three new aircrafts expected to join the carrier’s young fleet this year.
A total of three weekly flights will be operated between both destinations in a two class configuration of 7 seat in Business Class and 60 seats in Economy class.
The flights will depart from Abuja on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 09:20am and arrive in Abidjan at 11: 05am and will also depart from Abidjan at 7:25pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays to arrive in Abuja at 11:15pm.
The above flights will be in addition to its current five flights weekly from Lagos.