Mangal’s Max Air Commences Domestic Operations to all Major Airports in Nigeria
The management of Max Air limited is now set to commence domestic flights to all major Airports within the country in the next few days.
This was contained in a statement, signed by the company’s spokesman, Ibrahim Dahiru that the airline has acquired three aircraft in their fleet that will enable them meet the demands of domestic passengers in those routes.
Dahiru said that the commence of the domestic operation sequel to the arrival of 3rd aircraft earmarked for Max Air domestic operation at the Malam Aminu Kano Airport at the weekend.
The Vice Chairman of the Company, Alhaji Bashir Mangal, said the airline is now putting final touches on its arrangement to commence domestic operations.
According to him “For now we are going to start with the three Boeing 737- 300 series and as the situation improves, we will bring more aircraft into the system to ease the hardship being encountered by air travelers in the country”.
He said from inception in 2007, Max Air had been operating with seven wide bodied Boeing 747 jumbo jet aircraft, mainly for the annual Hajj and Umrah operations in the country.
Mangal explained that the Airline had recruited competent hands including Pilots, Engineers, ground Staff and ground handlers in order to make its domestic operations smooth and effective nationwide.
He recalled that last week the airline had concluded the airlift of over 5,000 Umrah pilgrims to Saudi Arabia during Ramadan fasting period.
He said the airline was also expected to participate in the airlift of Nigerian pilgrims this year, just as it participated in the evacuation of pilgrims in the West African Sub-region in recent years.