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Captain Jari Williams

Captain Williams takes over from Penninck as Bi-Courtney’s new CEO

Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operator of Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), Lagos, has today announced the appointment of Captain Jari O. Williams as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

In a statement by the terminal managers, this move is part of its constant quest to provide better and more efficient services and to consolidate its position as the pacesetter in the Nigerian aviation industry.

The new CEO’s appointment also aligns with the vision of BASL’s Chairman Dr. Wale Babalakin, to continuously infuse cerebral thinking into the development and administration of critical infrastructure within and outside the shores of Nigeria in order to ensure the highest level of safety, efficiency and excellence in service delivery and asset management.

Capt. Williams succeeds Mr. Christophe Penninck who contributed immensely to the growth of BASL into a world-class organisation and MMA2’s emergence as the number one airport terminal in Nigeria.

Captain Jari Williams
Captain Jari Williams

Capt. Williams is an FAA/ICAO certified Airline Transport Pilot who has flown over 10,000 flight hours both locally and internationally in addition to various type ratings on airplanes. He has a Diploma in Civil Engineering and has attended a series of professional Aviation courses, including: airport certification and infrastructure standard, safety management system and Airport and flight operations quality and audit processes.

He brings to the table varied experience, having served in operations and management positions in various organizations, including: the National Air Border and Patrol Unit of the Federal Ministry of Internal Affairs; Okada Air; Merchant Express Aviation; DAS Air Cargo; and Arik Air. He also had a brief stint with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), as PA to the Managing Director.

Captain Williams joins BASL from the Akwa Ibom State Government owned Ibom Airport Development Company (IADCL), operator of the Akwa Ibom International Airport, where he served as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (2009-2015), taking the company from the end of Phase 1 Construction to a certified acclaimed private airport in Nigeria.

Capt. Williams’ arrival at the MMA2 Terminal is a sign of Bi-Courtney’s renewed confidence as the company repositions for exciting new opportunities in the Nigerian aviation sector.

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