United Nigeria Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Bayelsa State to commence direct scheduled flight operations into the Bayelsa International Airport.
Under MoU signed June 16, 2021, United Nigeria will operate four daily flights in and out Bayelsa Airport with effect from July 2021.
The Airline said it will service the Bayelsa International Airport daily from the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MM2) in Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
The MOU was signed in the presence of the Executive Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Duoye Diri, and the executive council.
Diri noted that with the signing Bayelsans will begin to reap the benefits of the government’s investment in infrastructure.
He also said the venture will open Bayelsa, which is the resource base of the Country, not only to Nigeria but to the world.
Diri said United Nigeria Airlines was chosen as partner because of its quality of service and efficiency.
Executive/Chief Operating Officer of United Nigeria Airlines, Mazi Osita Okonkwo, thanked the government and people of Bayelsa State for choosing United Nigeria Airlines and assured that the airline will continue to offer the quality service that it is known for.
ED/COO of United Nigeria Airlines, Mazo Osita Okonkwo and Mr. Linus Awute, Director of Administration sign the MoU on behalf of the Airline while Hon. Kombowei Friday Benson, Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and Biriyai Dambo (SAN), Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, watch.