Med-View Airline to recommence flight operations after suspension of services

Med-View Airline is set to recommence flight operations to some of its old routes this week, few weeks after suspension of services. One of its aircraft, a Boeing 737-500 with the registration number: 5N-BQM on Sunday, arrived the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), Lagos from Abuja Airport via the Kaduna International Airport. Sources close to the airline dusclosed on Sunday that the aircraft’s engine was last week replaced in Abuja by a company in Tokyo. The aircraft, which departed Kaduna International Airport, touched down at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA),…

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We have not suspend flight operations – Med-View Airline

The Management of Med-View Airline has informed its shareholders, stakeholders, and the general public to disregard the sensationalized headline in the media that Med-View has suspended its operation because all her planes are on maintenance, saying that the headline/reports are misleading and tantamount to ‘demarketing’. In a statement signed by its COO, Mr. Michael Ajigbotosho, Med-View said it has not at any time informed the regulatory authority (NCAA) or other any agency nor the press that their operations are suspended. The airline explained that at this time of the year,…

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Med-View Airline 547 pilgrims arrive Kaduna airport

The first batch of 547 pilgrims on Med-View Airline flight arrived Kaduna International airport on Friday amidst jubilation. The arrival of the pilgrims put paid to comments in certain quarters that Med-view Airline was not involved in the 2019 Hajj airlift. Another batch of 128 pilgrims are billed to arrive Kano, Yobe and Lagos today (Saturday) on Max Air Flight VM2020. Med-View Airline is one of the three carriers contracted by NAHCON for the 2019 Hajj airlift. NAHCON initially gave Med-View 5,720 pilgrims to airlift but later increased the number…

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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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Ex NAMA boss, Iyayi calls for deliberate, consistent policy to grow aviation in Nigeria

The former managing director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA and chief executive officer of Topbrass Aviation, Captain Rowland Iyayi has emphasised the need for a deliberate and consistent policy geared towards ensuring that the airlines who are the primary players in the industry survive. Speaking in an interview at the recent League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents, LAAC, conference in Lagos with the theme: Boosting aviation investments through policy, Iyayi noted that the airlines failing is not because the operators cannot run the airlines, but because the environment…

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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 offers promo fares on Lagos-Abuja route

Ahead of the Easter period, Med-View Airline has announced a one month promotional fares of  N21,000  Lagos-Abuja and N19,500 Abuja to Lagos. In a statement by the airline Head, Commercial, Mr. Trevor Henry said the promo fares which started on March 1, 2019 will run till March 31, 2019. According to him, the reduction in fares on the route was designed to reward loyal customers of the airline. Mr. Henry that explained tickets can be obtained online or at any of its sales counters in Lagos and Abuja. The airline…

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Med-View Airline to relaunch Yola, Maiduguri flights Dec. 18, increases Lagos-Abuja flights

Med-View Airline to relaunch Yola, Maiduguri flights Dec. 18, increases Lagos-Abuja flights Med-View Airline yesterday said it will relaunch the Yola and Maiduguri routes on Tuesday, 18 December, and increase  flights on Lagos-Abuja route, using the B737-800 NG aircraft. This coming  with the return of some of its aircraft from maintenance. A statement by the airline’s Head of Commercial, Mr. Trevor Henry said the relaunch of its traditional routes is anchored on the re-fleeting program of the airline The number of flights on the Lagos-Abuja route will increase to three…

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Med-View Airline dismisses misleading report about operations

The Management of Med-View Airline has dismissed a misleading report about its operations, describing it as false. Med-View Airline while reacting to reports on Thursday, said most of the issues raised  in it were tainted with falsehood. In a statement by the executive director, Business Development, Alhaji Isiaq Na-Allah, the airline said the story which loomed large on reorganisation, maintenance and staff welfare fell short of ethics of journalism, which entails reflecting both sides of an issue. The statement said that any reasonable organisation with business model will react to…

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