Air Nigeria to link Lagos to Sao Tome and Principe

18 August 2011

Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe, 18 Aug – Air Nigeria is due Thursday to launch air links between Lagos and the capital of Sao Tome, with stop offs in Duala, Cameroon and Libreville, Gabon, an airline representative told Macauhub Thursday.

Américo Cabral, the representative of the Nigerian airline in Sao Tome, said that the new route linking the four African countries in the Gulf of Guinea would be operated using a Boeing 737 with capacity for 116 passengers and be run twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Cabral said tickets would cost between US$300 and US$400 and that services related to the new Air Nigeria route in Sao Tome would be provided by Island Tour – Travel Logistic, GSA, a travel and tourism agency.

The Air Nigeria representative in Sao Tome noted that, “the launch of these air routes aims to promote trade, tourism and business between the four African countries in the Gulf of Guinea.” (macauhub)