The Banjul-based airline, Gambia Bird has extended its operations to three new destinations in West Africa following what officials say is its success in the aviation industry within just 18 months of business. The three new routes that were launched will now see the young airline operate from its home base of Banjul to Guinea Bissau, Lagos – Nigeria and Douala- Cameroon. As well as from each of the new destinations to other points across the airline’s growing network.
The new service will allow Gambia Bird to double the number of connections previously offered, with 25 connections each week from Senegal, 20 from Banjul, 20 from Freetown, 15 from Lagos and 18 from Liberia.
The chief executive officer of Gambia Bird Thomas Wazinski stated the launching of the new services, is important to their expansion process. “Our comfortable and reliable fleet of airbus 319s will offer competitively-priced connections for both business and leisure passengers between Banjul, Bissau, Dakar, Douala, Lagos and other points within our network.
The Airlines comfortable aircraft cabins, excellent hospitality as well as punctual services, have raised the bar for airlines within West Africa. There is growing demand for safe and reliable air travel between West Africa’s major cities. These new routes will deliver increased choice and convenience for customers who want to take holidays within the region, visit friends and relatives or conduct business.
The Gambia Bird currently operates from Banjul to Ghana, Senegal, Freetown, Sierra Leone and Liberia. Further long haul services from Banjul to Barcelona and London .It currently runs a fleet of airbus 319.100s.