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Overland Airways Begins
Asaba-Abuja Flights November 22
Asaba, Delta State: November
22, 2016: Overland Airways, Nigeria's frontline carrier has
announced the start of its flight services from Abuja to Asaba,
Delta State from November 22, 2016. The Asaba-Abuja fights will
operate at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays; while the
Abuja-Asaba flights will operate at 10:30a.m. on Tuesdays and
The flight services will be
operated with Overland Airways globally renowned ATR turboprop
aircraft with superior technological design for unmatched
performance on short-distance flights in terms of economic
reliability, safety and comfort.
Overland Airways is Nigeria's
longest-serving most consistent scheduled commercial airline
providing uninterrupted flight services in Nigeria over the past 14
years. With expanding routes including Lagos, Asaba, Abuja, Dutse,
Minna, Bauchi, Jalingo, Akure, Overland Airways looks to begin
regional flights in West African in the first quarter of 2017.
According to Capt. Edward Boyo,
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Overland Airways, the accelerated
development of the economy of Delta State is strategic to the
development of the economies of various regions in the
country especially the South-East and South-South regions, which
makes air transport an important element in the efforts to develop
"Delta State is endowed with great
human and sundry resources which should be carefully harnessed by
relentless efforts of both the government and the private sector.
Overland Airways is dedicated to creating new high-value for the
indigenes and visitors to Delta State by providing our trademark
excellent, reliable, safe and comfortable air services to
"We understand the value of
investments and easy access into hinterland economies like Delta
State. And we are confident of driving sustainable social and
economic development in Delta State as Overland Airways supports
the easy movement of investors, tourists, traders and business
people to and from Delta State and the adjoining regions such as
Onitsha across the Niger. We are in partnership with the people of
Delta State. And this is a partnership that works."
The Chief Operating Officer of
Overland Airways, Mrs. Aanu Benson, states: "Overland Airways
performed the first-ever flight to open Asaba Airport in 2011 as a
foremost partner in the economic transformation of Delta State, and
in celebration and support of the enterprising people of 'The Big
Heart' State. The launch of the Asaba-Abuja flights today
demonstrates the renewed bonding Overland Airways brings to the
people of Delta State and its environs, underlain by Overland
Airways' characteristic people-oriented and excellent flight
"With a modern fleet of 12
aircraft, superior technical and management capabilities as well as
unmatched commitment to the sustainable development of Nigeria's
remote economies and airports, Overland Airways is one of the best
managed airlines in the world today. And this is a plus today for
Delta State and the environs."
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22 November, 2016
Asaba, Delta State: November 22, 2016: Overland Airways, Nigeria's frontline carrier has announced the start of its flight services from Abuja to Asaba, Delta State from November 22, 2016. The Asaba-Abuja fights will operate at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays; while the Abuja-Asaba flights will operate at 10:30a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays....
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