Medview replaces B737-300 with new B747-400 on London route

Head of Flight Operations, Med-View Airline Plc, Captain Godfrey Ogbogu, receiving Capt. Santiago Gomez and Director of Engineering, Med-View Airline Plc, Engr. Lookman Animashaun on their arrival from UK to Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos.

Head of Flight Operations, Med-View Airline Plc, Captain Godfrey Ogbogu, receiving Capt. Santiago Gomez and Director of Engineering, Med-View Airline Plc, Engr. Lookman Animashaun on their arrival from UK to Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos.

 

 

BOEING 747-400 (8)Med-view Airline has swithed from
operating its Lagos-London route with B737-300ER to its newly acquired B747-400 aircraft.
This followed the delivery of the B747-400 airaft into its fleet on Monday and its operation for the first time, on its schedule flight from London- Gatwick with 400 passengers on board.
 
The operation was made possible with the approval of the British Civil Aviation Authorities with the switch from B767-300ER to B747-400.
 
The 463 passenger capacity aircraft with Medview Airline livery touched down at the Murtala Muhammed International airport at 7.30 am on Monday.
 
An elated Med-View Airline Managing Director/CEO, Alhaji Muneer Bankole, said the aircraft will be used to consolidate  Lagos-London route operations as well as  the  Hajj operations, pointing out that opening up the transatlantic route was on the front burner.
 
He said a B777-200 will join the fleet this week to coincide with the airline 10th Anniversary of its foray into Hajj operations.
 
 Bankole said three jumbo jets – B777-200, B747-400 and B767-300ER will be devoted to the 2016 Hajj operations, which begin next week – August 8, 2016.

 

By Sade Williams

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