2019 hajj operations: Med-View petitions Presidency, accuses NAHCON of contract breach

The ongoing annual hajj operation to Saudi Arabia has been marred with controversies, following the accusation from one of the major players in the exercise, Med-View Airline against the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON). Med-View Airline accused NAHCON of breaching its contractual agreement with the airline on the airlift of pilgrims to Saudi Arabia. This development has prompted the carrier to petition the Presidency on the alleged breach. Documents at our disposal showed that NAHCON through its acting chairman, Abdullahi Mukhtar, acted in contravention of the agreement and frustrated”…

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Med-View Airline boss calls for urgent review of BASA with EU, others to reflect interest of local carriers

The managing director of Med-View Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole has called on the federal government to urgently review the Bilateral Air Services Agreements (BASA) with other major European and some Asian Countries to reflect the interest of local carriers. Speaking at the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondent, LAAC 2019 conference held at the Raddison Blu Hotel, Ikeja, with the theme : Boosting aviation investments through policy, Bankole stated that appropriate policy statement regulating double taxation need to be quickly looked into in conjunction with the exorbitant cut-throat charges levied…

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Stakeholders, Captains of industries, others gather tomorrow for LAAC Annual Conference

Investors, Captains of industries, stakeholders, professionals are set to gather tomorrow, Wednesday July 17, in their hundreds to chart a way forward for the aviation sub-sector as the the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) holds its 23rd Annual Conference. The Conference, which holds at Radisson Blu Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos for the 23rd year running with theme: Boosting Aviation Investment through policy will have in attendance the creme de la creme of the aviation sub-sector and they will brainstorm to chart a path for the survival and sustenance…

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Med-View Airline prepares for hitch-free Hajj operations

Counting on its experience in the airlift of pilgrims since 2007, Med-View Airline has once again come atop as one of the three carriers the federal government selected for the airlift of Muslims for the 2019 Hajj. The choice of Med-View Airline is rooted in existing strategic partnership with National Hajj Commission {NAHCON}, which transcends the normal brief to assisting the government agency in the airlift of stranded pilgrims in the holy land over the years. Rising to the challenge, the airline CEO, Alhaji Muneer Bankole assured all stakeholders of…

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Med-View Airlines support grassroots soccer in Lagos

Med-View Airlines has for the fourth consecutive year shown its support for grassroots soccer development in Nigeria by sponsoring the just concluded under 16 boys and girls soccer tournament in Lagos. The tournament tagged: “Med-View Airline Eko Youth Cup 2019”, in conjunction with the Lagos State Grassroot Soccer Association, came to an end as the finals took place at the Campos Mini-Stadium, Ajele on the Lagos Island. The tournament, having recorded success in the last four years, the managing director of Med-View Airline, Alh. Muneer Bankole after the finals of…

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Med-View Airline opens sales office in Lagos Sheraton, Ikeja

Med-View Airline has started to broaden its marketing base with the opening of sales office at the Lagos Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja. This is ahead of the arrival of a number of its aircraft that went for maintenance. In a statement, the airline said the new office will cater for the needs of customers in Ikeja axis and its environs, who cannot make their purchase online or go the airport. According the CEO, Alhaji Muneer Bankole “our philosophy is to make our services available to all and sundry, devoid of bottlenecks…

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Nigerian aviation environment not conducive for domestic Airlines – Med-View boss

The managing director of Med-View Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole has said that the Nigeria aviation environment is not conducive for domestic airlines. Speaking during an interview at the 22nd League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents, LAAC seminar at the Sheraton Hotel in Lagos, Alhaji Bankole stated that the industry is bedevilled by so many political issues, security threats, financial issues, excess charges, weather, taxes and others. In the words of Bankole: “For now, those of us who are still in the business, I will say we give thanks to God…

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