By Chinelo Obogo
The chairman of ValueJet, Adekunle Soname, has said the company is committed to providing both low-cost and legacy product options to Nigerians.
Soname who disclosed this during the official launch of the domestic airline in Lagos recently, said that the company having identified the need for fair pricing amidst the rising cost of commercial aviation to the average Nigerian customer, will roll out its “first flight on us” initiative which will run till November 9th, 2022.
He said that the company’s business model is poised towards ensuring that Nigerians have access to affordable flights through competitive pricing.
Soname said, “Our mission is to reinvent air travel with our unique value proposition of safety, comfort, convenience, experience, and high value for money. We are pleased to be able to make air travel more affordable to everyone, underlined by our payoff line, Wings for Everyone. At the moment, the airline operates to and from, Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Asaba airports.”
Corroborating him, the Managing Director, ValueJet, Captain Omololu Majekodunmi, said the company was founded with a mission to make air travel affordable to everyone, and a vision to build a global airline, connecting people with places while using modern air travel.
Majekodunmi noted that while offering end-to-end customer experience backed by up-to-date technology, the airline is made up of dedicated and passionate people who are committed to providing the best-in-class service to its customers.
“Customers can reach us through accredited IATA agents nationwide, our various outlets and digital touch points from the comfort of their homes, offices 24 hours a day”, he said.
Recently, the airline announced taken delivery of three CRJ900 jets, 5N-BXS, 5N-BXT and 5N-BXR, and that it had concluded all required demo flights and has received the Air Operator Certificate (AOC), authourising the airline to carry out specified commercial air transport operations in Nigeria.