ASKY takes delivery of 10th aircraft, increases Abuja flights to daily
ASKY Airlines, the pan African carrier said it would take delivery of its 10th aircraft on October 1, 2021.
The airline in a statement also said that it would on the same date restructures its flight schedule with increased frequencies to most of its current markets, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja with a daily flight services. The statement hinted that the 10th aircraft is a Boeing 737-800 with a capacity of 16 business class and 138 economy class seats.
According to the airline, the aircraft is designed to offer customers comfort and style in the air, stressing that the entry to service of this aircraft has been highly anticipated to give more flexibility to meet the travel needs of its passengers.
Besides, it said flight restructuring is coming on the heels of the need to improve connectivity, increase frequencies and provide same day seamless connection with very short transit time at its hub in Lome, Togo.
As part of its schedule restructuring, the airline said that from October 1, Abuja, Bamako, Conakry, Monrovia and Ndjamena would have daily flights, while Accra, Ghana would be operated twice daily flights on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
The statement added: “The airline prides itself in on-time performance and its constant quest to improve its services while providing travellers with the best connection within West and Central Africa and beyond, and with its partnership with Ethiopian Airlines which opens up the Region to direct flights from Lome to JFK and NYC, passengers can be sure of a seamless connection from wherever.
“ASKY is a 100 per cent privately owned airline created by regional banking institutions in Africa that includes The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID), The West African Development Bank (BOAD) and ECOBANK Group (ETI) in partnership with Ethiopian Airlines. ASKY is a commercial company that is managed by experienced African aviation professionals, with Ethiopian airlines as its strategic partner.”
ASKY currently operates a fleet of nine aircraft: four Boeing 737-800s and five B737-700s, serving 25 cities in 22 countries within Africa.