Ibom Air has successfully launched operations in Ghana. The inaugural flight touched down at Kotoka International Airport on Oct. 17, 2023.
In a speech read on her behalf, the Managing Director of Ghana Airports Company Limited, Pamela Djamson-Tettey, indicated that the inaugural flight was a demonstration of the confidence in Ghana’s aviation industry and the great strides made so far in positioning Ghana as the Preferred Aviation Hub and Leader in Airport Business in West Africa.
‘’We are extremely happy to have you on board. Your services will undoubtedly offer the travelling public with more options for connectivity between Ghana and Nigeria,’’ she added.
She indicated that as Operators and Managers of Kotoka International Airport (KIA), GACL was committed to providing smooth facilitation to enable airlines to consistently achieve high on-time departure and arrival performance.
Mrs Djamson – Tettey said this was in line with its mission of providing world-class airport facilities and services for the benefit of stakeholders.
She expressed the hope that Ibom Air would in turn provide excellent customer service to passengers so that together they could make travelling through KIA a memorable and delightful experience.
Mr 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.’’
He indicated that it was a significant step for Ibom Air to expand its network out of Nigeria and into the African continent. He further stated that Ibom Air remained committed to delivering exceptional services to passengers and extended an invitation to travellers between Nigeria and Ghana to choose Ibom Air and experience the best of service.
‘’This strategic expansion aligns with Ibom Air’s vision to be a world-class African Regional Airline by offering passengers an industry-leading travel experience that encompasses schedule reliability, on-time departures, and excellent service’’ he said.
He indicated that Ibom Air plans to operate five frequencies in the future.