Anti-Banditry: Max Air Introduces Direct Flight to Katsina
AREWA AGENDA – Max Air, one of Nigeria’s leading domestic and international airline has introduced a direct flight to Katsina, in it’s effort to make traveling safer and help passengers avoid increasing banditry and kidnapping activities along the highway.
Arewa Agenda reports that no fewer than 133 highways across the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria have been identified as major flashpoints for kidnapping, banditry and other violent acts.
Max Air hereby announced that effective September 4, 2020, the Airline will begin a direct flights to Katsina-Abuja, Katsina-Lagos routes and to other destinations through connecting flights respectively.
This was disclosed by the Vice-Chairman of the airline Alhaji Bishir Mangal today in Katsina at the end of a follow up meeting between the Katsina state government and the management of the airline.
Katsina state government was represented at the meeting while the airline was represented by its vice chairman Alhaji Bishir Mangal.
Max Air was supposed to start its services from Katsina airport on 3rd April, 2020 but due to the nationwide lockdown as a result of COVID-19 outbreak and closure of the national airspace to commercial airlines the take off was suspended.
It will be recalled that an MOU was earlier signed in March 2020 between the two parties for the commencement of operations by the airline from Katsina.
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