Overland Airways has commenced flight services to Jalingo, the Taraba State capital, from the airline’s hub in Abuja. The airline will operate thrice-weekly flights (Monday/Wednesday/Friday) between Abuja and Jalingo. Overland Airways provides scheduled domestic passenger services in Nigeria, and is a leading charter services operator in West and Central Africa.
To date, Overland Airways is Nigeria’s most consistent longest serving airline providing uninterrupted flights and opening up Nigeria’s remote economies over the last 13 years. The airline operates a current fleet of 9 modern turboprop aircraft excellently adapted to its short-distance operations.
“Overland Airways is an outstanding economic development partner and catalyst in Nigeria creating value for remote cities and communities. Our cardinal objective is to fast-track national development especially at the hinterland level, and we have a deep sense of fulfillment each time we connect another potential economic powerhouse like Jalingo to the main economic hubs,” says Mrs. Aanu Benson, Chief Operating Officer of Overland Airways. “Today marks the beginning of a new economic frontier for Taraba State. Overland Airways is pleased to bring air connectivity to bear on the efforts to accelerate economic development in Jalingo and Taraba State.”
Overland Airways is the first-ever airline to launch flights to Jalingo airport, thus opening the State to unprecedented economic development in tourism, agribusiness, small and medium scale industries, etc. This notable feat is one of several characteristics that single out Overland Airways as an unmatched partner in economic empowerment and development especially in hinterland regions in Nigeria.
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