Stakeholders in the aviation sector, as well as residents of South-East, on Wednesday, hailed the arrival of another airline at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The United Nigeria Airline touched down at the Airport Wednesday afternoon, amidst jubilation by passengers and stakeholders, bringing to 7, the number of airlines operating from the Airport.
Speaking to journalists shortly after the demonstration flight landed, the Manager, Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Mrs. Cecilia Oguama said the development would boost activities within and outside the Airport.
She said, “we are glad for the increase of flight operations, increase of passengers too. It will affect our revenue positively because with this flight now, we have almost 7 domestic airlines.
“So, passengers will have more choice, they are starting with Lagos and Abuja and I know very soon, they will expand to other routes.
“My expectation is that they will bring excellency on board, they will bring timeliness on board and they will improve generally on the system.”