Aviation: West African carrier Air Cote d’lvoire excites Air Travellers with onboard wifi
Air travllers along the West African corridor will no longer be disconnected from loved ones while in the air as Air Cote D’Ivoire, one of the leading carriers in the region as introduced on board wifi to excite its passengers.
The airline in a release said passengers aboard the airline will be able to communicate with love one using the onboard internet facility on the plane.
The airline which recently opened its Abuja route said it will continue to provide passengers along the west coast with the best service the airline is known.
According to atqnews.com, the airline has continued to deepen it operations along the West African corridor with the commencement of direct flight operations from Accra, the Ghanaian capital to Libreville and also connecting Cotonou, Benin, capital.
Air Cote d’Ivoire according to atqnews.com had earlier announced plans to scale up its flight frequencies on some West Africa routes in a bid to deepen it operations on the West and Central Africa.
The airline also revealed that it will also increase it frequencies to Bamako to 10 flights per week and 9 flights per week to Conakry, the Guinean capital.
It said it will operate 7 flights per week to Brazzaville, Ougadougou, Niamey and Monrovia.
Air Côte d’Ivoire had in the first quarter of 2016 placed an order for three A320neos and two A320s, becoming the first African airline to order the A320neo.
The airline recently secured $296 million loan from African Development Bank to purchase five new Airbus A320s.
Air Cote d‘Ivoire, which aspires to become West Africa’s premier airline and make Abidjan a regional travel hub, ordered three A320neos and two A320s last year. Using a stop-gap loan, it took delivery of the first aircraft in July, bringing its total fleet to 10 planes.
“It’s to finance the purchase of the five Airbuses, the training of the crew and mechanics and the maintenance center,” the company’s General Manager Rene Decurey told Reuters of the loan request.