*Take off in Lagos, lands in Enugu then Abuja and back to Lagos
By Myke Uzendu
United Nigeria Airlines, one of the nascent airline operators in Nigeria, will conduct its inaugural flight on Friday, February 12.
According to Achilleus-Chud Uchegbu, Head, Corporate Communications of the airline operators, “the inaugural flight will take off from the domestic wing of Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MM2) in Ikeja, Lagos state and terminate at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu, the operational base of United Nigeria.
“The flight will also visit Abuja from Enugu and finally return to Lagos”.Uchegbu added that “the United Nigeria inaugural flight will be conducted with an EMB145 aircraft type.
“This is sequel to the issuance of an Air Operators Certificate to United Nigeria by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), having fulfilled all mandatory regulatory requirements”.
He added that “regular daily flight operations by United Nigeria to Lagos, Abuja, Asaba, and Enugu airports also commences immediately”, while flights to Owerri and Port Harcourt will follow shortly.”United Nigeria will fly Lagos-Abuja at 6:45am daily; Abuja-Lagos at 8:15am daily; Lagos-Asaba at 9:45am daily; Asaba-Abuja at 11:15am daily; Abuja- Asaba at 12:45pm daily and Asaba-Lagos at 14:15pm daily.
“It will also operate Lagos-Enugu at 7:00am daily; Enugu-Abuja at 8:30am daily; Abuja-Enugu at 10:00am daily and Enugu-Lagos at 11:30am daily”.He urged prospective customers to visit www.flyunitednigeria.com for further information.