…First official commercial flight scheduled for August 12
Sequel to the successful completion of all five phases of the Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) application process, Nigeria’s Lagos-based value airline, Green Africa was today presented its AOC.
Presenting the certificate at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) headquarters in Abuja, the NCAA director-general, Capt. Musa Nuhu, said with the certificate, Green Africa was able to commence operations in accordance with its initial route network unveiled earlier in June.
Represented by Engr. Kayode Ajiboye, 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 team, our investors and other stakeholders, Green Africa is now set to start serving customers.”
A statement by Green Africa’s brand marketing specialist, Oyindamola Fashogbon, said with the development, the airline would commence soft launch of flight schedule immediately with first official commercial flight to take off on Thursday, August 12, 2021.
It said 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 encouraged to call the gCare on 0700GREENAFRICA or send an email to gCare@greenafrica.com
“Green Africa (greenafrica.com) is Nigeria’s only value carrier based in Lagos, Nigeria with a mission to use the power of air travel to create a better future. Green Africa offers safe, reliable, and affordable air travel to a broad group of customers and is a significant contributor to the economic development of Nigeria and the African continent,” it added.