AZMAN AIR Finally Receives Its First Airbus In Kano


Muhammad Bashir

The Azman Airlines on Thursday celebrated the arrival of its 6th and 410-seat A340-600 double-aisle plane at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, from the manufacturers in England.

The delivery according to the President of Azman Group companies, Alhaji Dr. Abdul-Manaf Yunusa Sarina, followed the company’s decision to develop the strategic partnership with other career institutions around the globe and operate world over, adding that Azman has already signed a partnership agreement with a profile Aviation Tools Company with the aim to provide quality parts and equipments for the maintenance of all other Airbus Planes to arrive.

“The aircrafts we had before and this Airbus 340-600 would boost the operational capacity of not only Azman Air, but also Kano state as well as Nigeria at large. This new plane and the other ones if arrived, would contribute to reaching new international destinations as well as the existing destinations, the domestic destinations” Dr. Andul-Manaf said.

He added that the decision to provide an additional aircraft was in line with the company’s preparations for Hajj and Umrah routes.

“This is a great development to Azman Air, because we’re now witnessing a comprehensive arrangements to modernize our services to travelers, and to meet the aspirations of the Azman Air, which would put Azman among the best airlines in the world,” He said.

The President told newsmen that his company is planning to jump to the most recognized international air transport companies in African Continent.

“This new A340-600 will go into full commercial service on Umra and Hajj route from, I therefore called upon our customers to always patronize with Azman, as we pledged to sustain our excellent services to them.” He added.

Addressing the newsmen during the welcoming event, the Assistant General Manager, Engineer Aliyu, said: “Today is indeed a marvelous moment for Azman Air, as we received our first Airbus 340-600 aircraft. Kano and Nigeria celebrates with you.”

“The arrival of this plane definitely marks the start of a new chapter in the development of not only Kano or the North, but the entire country as the increase seat capacity available on the aircraft, will enable Azman Air to continue delivering significant contribution towards both the growth of tourism and the economy of the country, what we call GDP.”

Sharing his excitement with the journalists, Sheikh Ibrahim Khalil said: “The arrival of “Airbus 340-600” marks an important milestone in the history of Kano and the entire country, today we are beyond proud to see the arrival of this beautiful plane in our dear state.”

The celebration was held around 9:00p.m was attended by the President of the Azman Group of Companies, Alhaji Dr. Abdul-Manafi Yunusa Sarina and other managing directors in the company, along with senior officials.

However, hundreds of well wishers from the family and friends as well as Kano citizens also graced the welcoming function of the new plane.

The attendants prayed that Azman ne lifted higher and the new plane purchased be a ladder, through which the company will attain an excellent position in the future.

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