Lagos - Med-View, Nigeria's commercial carrier, has increased it fleet with the acquisition of a Boeing 737-500 aircraft from France.
The purchase brings the number of aircraft to four.
The company will add two more such aircraft to its fleet before the end of this year, paving way for the resumption of international flight operations.
"By December, we will commence our international flight operations and we are hoping that this new aircraft and the two more to be delivered soon, will hope kick start that operation," Managing Director of the airline, Muneer Aladetola Bankole, said.
Med-View, which services four local destinations, aims to resume international flight operations to cities in Ghana, Gabon, Senegal, United Arab Emirates and Singapore.
The airline has already entered into a partnership with My-Technic in Turkey for the planes' maintenance.
Med-View has transported 250 000 passengers since it commenced operation in November, last year.
- CAJ News