Akwa Ibom State-owned Ibom Air, on Monday commenced daily flight operations from the newly-upgraded Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, Enugu state.
Enugu State Governor, Rt. Hon. Lawrence Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, while inaugurating the airline’s operations in the State applauded Ibom Air for finding Enugu conducive as its takeoff point into the South Eastern market.
The Governor who was represented by his deputy, Hon. (Mrs.) Cecilia Ezeilo, at the inauguration event also had members of the State Executive council in attendance including Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Greg Nnaji, his information counterpart, Nnanyelugo Chidi Aroh, the Enugu Airport Manager, Mrs. Cecilia Oguama, and the Chief Operating Officer, Ibom Air, George E. Uriesi.
Ibom Air will now fly into Enugu daily from Lagos and Abuja.
Ibom Air established by the administration of Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State started with few routes in Nigeria, including Uyo to Abuja, Uyo to Lagos, Abuja to Uyo, Lagos to Uyo and increased it to include Lagos to Abuja and Abuja to Lagos.