Posted by Sade Williams
Green Africa, Nigeria’s Lagos-based value airline, on 9th August 2021, received the required Air Operator’s Certificate from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)
With this development, the airline is to commence soft launch of flight schedule immediately as its first official commercial flight is to take off on Thursday, 12th August 2021.
A statement from the airline signed by Oyindamola Fashogbon, brand marketing specialist, said following the successful completion of all five phases of the AOC application process, Green Africa was today presented its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) by Engr. Kayode Ajiboye on behalf of Capt. Musa Nuhu, Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), at the NCAA headquarters in Abuja.
“With this certificate, Green Africa is able to commence operations in accordance with its initial route network unveiled earlier in June” , the statement reads in part.
Speaking on the issuance of the AOC to Green Africa, Capt. Musa Nuhu said, “We at the NCAA are impressed with Green Africa’s effort and commitment to safely connect many more people across the country and we look forward to the positive contribution that the new airline will bring to the Nigerian aviation industry.”
Commenting on the major milestone for Green Africa, Babawande Afolabi noted, “This is a watershed moment in our journey to use the power of air travel to create a better future. Thanks to the NCAA, the gTeam, our investors and other stakeholders, Green Africa is now set to start serving customers.”
Customers can now make bookings on greenafrica.com for flights across Green Africa’s route network.
For further enquiries on new bookings or existing reservations, customers are advised to call the gCare on 0700GREENAFRICA or send an email to gCare@greenafrica.com.