Akwa Ibom state government owned airline, Ibom Airlines Ltd, on Monday said it carried its 500,000th passenger since commencement of operations in June 2019.
Chief Operating Officer, George Uriesi however regretted that the company would have clocked this number last year, but for the three and a half months Covid-19 lockdown.
Uraesi however declared the milestone an indication of steady customer uptake, and validation of the services of the airline which has grown from three aircrafts in 2019 to five aircrafts presently.
“We are most thankful to our customers for believing in us and continuing to rely on our unique proposition of schedule reliability, on-time departures, and excellent service. As we continue to grow apace, we are determined to continue to deliver on our customers now very high expectations.” He said
Also in a statement, Group Manager Marketing and Communication, Annie Essienette said that Airline has quickly established a reputation for on-time performance and excellent service in the market.
” It is the only domestic Airline in Nigeria that publishes its schedule reliability and on-time performance statistics monthly. The airline has consistently maintained above 90% performance since inception. It operates daily flights between Uyo, Lagos, Abuja, Calabar and Enugu.” Esssienette said.
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