Medview Airline’s B767 aircraft has returned from a comprehensive maintenance at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Federal Airport Authority, and European Aviation Safety Agency approved Maintenance Repairs and Overhaul facilities.
The airline made the announcement in a statement signed by its media consultant, Mr Oyibhota Obuke in Lagos on Tuesday.
Obuke said the aircraft , with registration NO. 5N-BQN, which was withdrawn from service to undergo scheduled maintenance (C-Check) flew into Lagos airport on Monday night.
He said :”With a capacity of 221 (191 economy and 30 Business class) passengers, the aircraft has now been positioned for the airlift of pilgrims for the Umrah – lesser Hajj with the first flight on May 25.
“The airline will operate its schedule flights to Jeddah from Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport , Kano for the airlift, while charter flights will be operated from Airports of choice.”
Obuke added that the airline was building up capacity in preparation for Dubai route come July 4 , the expansion to francophone countries and Hajj operations in July.