What Regional Flights From MMA2 Can Do For Nigeria, By BASL
Bicourtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL) says the operation of regional flights from Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA2) Terminal in Lagos will be beneficial to airlines, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the entire country.
Speaking during an interactive session with journalists in Lagos yesterday, the Head of Aeronautical and Cargo Services, BASL, Mr. Remi Jibodu explained that allowing operation of regional flights from the terminal will save airlines the cost of taxying from the international wing of the airport to park aircraft at MMA2 and ease use of the airport for passengers and airlines.
Her said there are presently 10 airlines operating from MMA2 terminal and that the airlines are responding positively to the innovative facilities at the terminal.
BASL’s Head of Corporate Communications, Mrs. Ajoke Yinka-Olawuyi said regional flight operations from the terminal will attract Foreign Direct Investments (FDI), adding that in the year 2024, the company intends to retain and improve on its customer experience.
Chief Operating Officer of BASL, Mrs. Tosan Duncan Odukoya had earlier stated in GATE B2, BASL’s publication that “MMA2 is strategically positioned for regional operations, and we are prepared to be single-hub partner for domestic airlines, facilitating seamless travel operations and potentially reducing overhead costs, thereby increasing revenue generation for domestic airlines in line with one of the five-point agenda of the Honourable Minister of Aviation & Aerospace Development.
BASL is committed to supporting the growth of Nigerian aviation as we have invested heavily in the development of MMA2 which is the most efficient airport terminal in Nigeria. The recent upgrade of the Common Use Passenger Processing System (CUPPS) by RESA to the latest version is a testament of our resolve for continuous technological advancement and our desire for seamless passenger facilitation.