Tuesday, February 26, 2013

► NIGERIA: Discovery Air outlines its planned route network though launch date is still uncertain.

Discovery Air NigeriaNigerian startup Discovery Air has outlined its intended route network with various domestic and regional destinations planned. The Lagos based carrier intends to launch commercial flight services with a fleet of Boeing 737-300s and Bombardier CRJ-200s, though when exactly, remains uncertain.

Discovery Air's likely livery
Discovery Air's likely livery (DiscoveryAir)
The airline has outlined the following routes in its initial route network:

  • Lagos – Abuja
  • Lagos – Port Harcourt
  • Lagos – Enugu
  • Lagos – Benin
  • Lagos – Asaba
  • Abuja – Port Harcourt
  • Lagos – Owerri
  • Lagos – Abuja – Sokoto.
  • Lagos – Accra – Dakar
Source [Discovery Air]

Discovery Airways Limited was incorporated on July 23, 2008 as a private limited liability company, and is part of the First Deepwater Discovery group of oil and petroleum companies, owned by Babatunde Babalola

It has yet to launch operations.