December 13, (THEWILL) – To further boost its fleet of aircraft and expand its operations, one of the fastest growing indigenous airlines, United Nigeria Airlines (UNA) has acquired a new Airbus 320 aircraft.
United Nigeria Airlines is one of the new entrants into the domestic aviation industry. With the recent acquisition, the airline has grown its fleet size to eight, a milestone aviation stakeholders have applauded.
A statement issued on Sunda, signed by Achillieus-Chud Uchegbu, the spokesman of UNA said that the aircraft touched down on the runway of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos on Sunday, December 12, 2021 and taxied to the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), Lagos, the operational base of the airline in Lagos.
Uchegbu said that with the additional aircraft, the airline would boost its domestic operations and frequencies this December, adding that this would further make connections easier for the travelling public at this time of the year.
According to him, the airline was pleased with the positive feedback it continues to receive from its passengers as well as their demand for the carrier to extend services to other airports in the country.
He assured that the airline would continue to offer quality services to its clients and assured that more routes would be opened very soon.
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He said “The airline understands that the service of reliable airline is built around schedule integrity and safety, which remains the fulcrum of UNA’s entire operations.”
He insisted that the airline had been operating flights in line with global safety standards and vowed that it would continue to maintain such in all its operations.
The new aircraft A320 has total capacity of 180-12 business and 168 economy seats.
The aircraft would be deployed to Lagos, Owerri, Asaba and Enugu routes, but won’t be used on the Anambra airport due to the capacity of its runway.