LAGOS -Among the newest airlines undergoing the Air Operators’ Certificate (AOC) processes together with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Green Africa, has acquired its first ATR 72.600 aircraft.
The airline in a statement said that the aircraft carrier, which will be one of the three would be used to initiate scheduled flights, making it expected to start quite shortly.
The aircraft touched down at the global wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos over the weekend using a water cannon salute from the fire support department of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
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The announcement suggested that the aircraft was the first of the three gear presently rented from ACIA Aero Leasing.
Present to Get the aircraft were Mr. Babawande Afolabi; the airline Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Neil Mills; Chief Operating Officer.
The statement said that the founding group comprising Capt. Folu Oladipo; Chief Pilot, Mr. Nathan Smith; Director of Maintenance and Engineering, Mr. Jasmine Dhillon, Director of Cabin Services Ms. Rebecca Bolarinwa, the Manager of Legal and Regulatory Affairs.
Board members are Mr. Gbenga Oyebode, and anchor institutional investor, Kuramo Capital.
Talking after the aircraft has been given a water cannon salute, Afolabi described the encounter as a fantastic day for everybody at the airline.