The Katsina State-born business mogul, Dahiru Mangal’s Max Air Ltd has been allocated 51.00 percent slot for 2019 pilgrims airlift from Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Borno, Gombe, Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau, Taraba and Kogi states by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Katsina Post learned.
NAHCON’s Head of Public Affairs, Fatima Sanda Usara, made this known to press in a statement on Monday.
According to her, two other Airlines comprising of Medview Airlines Plc, and FlyNas of Saudi Arabia are also going to participate in the exercise.
According to her, during an Airlift Signing Agreement held on Monday at the at the NAHCON’s Head Office in Abuja, the Chairman of the commission, Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad, enjoined the approved air carriers to discharge their responsibilities diligently to pilgrims who are sole sponsors of the contract for the airlift.
While declaring that there is no room for failure in the Hajj exercise, Muhammad charged the airline operators to liaise with the necessary security agencies in ensuring safety and security of pilgrims under the best possible comfortable manner.
She said the operators were reminded that intending pilgrims are international travelers; therefore they must be accorded same standard and quality service like any international client.