Medview takes delivery of B777-200 aircraft for Lagos-London route operations

The new B777-200 taken delivery of by Med-View Airline Plc, on arrival at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos

 

 Posted by Sade Williams

 

Med-View Airline on Monday night, took delivery of B777-200ER aircraft to boost its international routes network.

 

The aircraft with registration no.CS-TFM arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport at 11.48 pm to the jubilation of airline staff and airport workers.

 

The modern generation aircraft will be positioned on Sunday to service the Lagos-London route.

From left, Chief Operating Officer, Med-View Airline Plc, Engr. Lookman Animashaun receiving Capt. Jose Dores B757-B767, Communications Commandant/Captain, Ltc-Line Training Captain, Atlanta Airways, Capt. Bruno Parga, and Flight Officer Paulo Marques on the arrival of the new Aircraft B777-200 of Med-View Airline Plc at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos on Tuesday

The aircraft is configured to sit a total of 326 passengers- 24 (flat bed seat) business class and 302 economy. The aircraft is also installed with IFE on individual seat of both classes of the cabin.

 

Since its debut on the Lagos- London route, on November 20, 2015, the airline operated with B767 and later B747, which is now being replaced with B777 aircraft.

Speaking at a brief reception, Med-View Airline Chief Operating Officer/Accountable Manager, Engineer Lookman Animashaun said the deployment of the B777 on London route is part of the airline strategy to rebrand its international operations, especially the London route.

 

He said the airline will soon commence operations to West African Francophone countries- Abidjan

(Cote’d’ Ivoire), Conakry (Guinea) and Dakar (Senegal).

 

Animashaun disclosed that Dubai will be added to the airline route network in November.

 

 

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