Aero Contractors is to begin direct commercial flights from the Asaba International Airport to the Aminu Kano International Airport in Kano State, the Delta State government has said.
The state government described the news as another milestone in the revamping of the airport by the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led administration.
The first flight will be airlifted from the Asaba January 20, 2020.
A statement by the Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu indicates that the Asaba to Kano flight is slated for 9.50am Mondays to Fridays and Sundays.
He noted that the growing business activity at the airport was as a result of the huge investments made by the Okowa administration to upgrade the airport.
“As part of the upgrade of the airport, the administration has concluded the air filed lightings and is about to concluding the final processes that will lead to the calibration of the Instrument Landing System (ILS).
“It would be recalled that the last quarter of 2019, AZMAN Air commenced operations at the Airport and since then sustained daily return flights from Asaba to Abuja and also Asaba to Lagos.
“I therefore urge air travellers and Deltans to take full advantage of the innovations and opportunities from the airport to enjoy world class air transport services to their various destinations.” Aniagwu stated.