Medview Airline signs agreement with Air Atlanta for acquisition of B747-400

Medview Airline has signed an agreement with Air Atlanta of Iceland for the acquisition of a B747-400 aircraft.

Under the agreement, Air Atlanta will deliver the 463 capacity aircraft to Medview to shore up its fleet as the airline prepares to open up more international routes.

 L-R Engineer Lookman Animashaun, Head of Engineering, Medview Airline; Alhaji Muneer Bankole, MD and Mr Magnus Asgeirsson, Director of Sales, Air Atlanta during the signing of aircraft B747 400 agreement between Medview Airline and Air Atlanta in  Lagos on Monday.
L-R Engineer Lookman Animashaun, Head of Engineering, Medview Airline; Alhaji Muneer Bankole, MD and Mr Magnus Asgeirsson, Director of Sales, Air Atlanta during the signing of aircraft B747 400 agreement between Medview Airline and Air Atlanta in Lagos on Monday.

According to the management of Medview Airline, the aircraft will be deployed for Hajj operations and also to support London and Jeddah routes.

At the signing ceremony at Medview headquarters, Ikeja were the managing director/chief executive officer of Medview Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole, the head of engineering, Lookman Animashaun and Air Altanta director of Sales, Magnus Asgeirsson.

In brief remark, Medview Airline CEO said the agreement is a turning point in the 10 year-old partnership with Air Atlanta as both parties have kept faith with the existing relationship, and have moved a step further.
Meanwhile, the airline has taken delivery of another B737-400, bringing the fleet size to six aircraft. The aircraft will be dedicated to Lagos-Abuja-Maiduguri route.

Similarly, Medview Airline has joined humanitarian efforts to help Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) in the North East.

Beginning from January 2016, the airline has been delivering a trailer load of rice and noodles monthly to IDPs in Borno..

“It is part of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CRS) to assist our people who are affected by the activities of insurgents”, Alhaji Bankole said

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