Medview Airline has announced plans to commence flights to Dubai in the United Arab Emirate effective Thursday December 7, 2017.
T h e Managing Director/CEO, Alhaji Muneer Bankole made this known while addressing partners and executives of travel agencies in Kano recently.
While urging the partners not to relent in their support to the airline in the interest of the passengers and development of the aviation industry in Nigeria, the MD who spoke through the Director of Business Development and Commercial, Alhaji Isiaq Na’Allah, said the flights, would originate from Lagos.
The MD/CEO who also reiterates his call on the need for all travel operating in the country to support local airlines to grow was speaking on the occasion of Med- View Airline Trade Partners’ Forum held at Tahir Guest Palace in Kano recently.
He stated that partnership and relationship w i t h travel agents have been very cordial, calling on them to continuously partner with Med-View Airline in the interest of passengers, who according to him the reason airlines are in business and also for the growth of the sector.
Bankole indicated that the main purpose of the forum was to inform travel agents that the airline would commence flight operations to Dubai from Thursday, December 7, 2017 and to also inform them about the airline’s newest package called ‘Med-View Airline Holidays’.
He stated that part of the reasons for the forum was not only to appeal to the agents to help the airline sell Med-View tickets but to also tell them to assist in selling the new package.
“we have been partnering for a very long time and we will continue to partner as long as the world exist. Travel agents are the sellers of product and without you it is going to be difficult to sell the product. We want you to continue to be partners.”
He said further, “As part of our expansion drive, we recently opened three new routes: Abidjan, Conakry, Dakar in the French-speaking West Africa region. We are also about to start flight operations to Dubai route. So, we are here to tell you where we are going and to get your feedback on the routes we have been operating as you sell our tickets. Without travel agent we will not be where we are today. Your contribution has been very encouraging.”
“We know the role you played during Hajj and Umrah. We are still calling on you to continue to support us. We have come to tell you that we have a new product and for you to help us sell the product. We don’t want you to believe that after you have sold our product we just walk away. We appeal that you sincerely tell us the truth and the challenges you face as you sell our product,” he said,
In the first instance, the flight would originate from Lagos en- route Abuja and terminate in Dubai, and in the near future the airline would look at other points.