United Nigeria Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Bayelsa state for the commencement of direct scheduled flight operations into, and out of, the Bayelsa International Airport.
According to the terms of the agreement, United Nigeria will operate four daily flights in and out Bayelsa International Airport.
The airline is to service the Bayelsa International Airport daily from the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MM2) in Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
With the MoU, United Nigeria will commence direct flight operations to Bayelsa International Airport in July, 2021.
The MOU was signed in the presence of the Executive Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Duoye Diri and the executive council.
Gov. 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 the resource base of the country, not only to Nigeria but to the world.
Gov. Diri said United Nigeria Airlines was chosen as partner because of its quality of service and efficiency.
Mazi Osita Okonkwo, Executive Director/COO of United Nigeria Airlines, 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.