Hillview Travels Ltd, the operators of Mambilla Air, said they are investing about $5.26 million (N2 billion) to revive the airline while operating flights to the Mambilla Plateau in Taraba state.
The CEO of the company, Aliyu B. Malabu in an exclusive interview in Abuja said the firm was leveraging on the 3050 megawatts (MW) Mambilla Hydropower Project and the tourism potential of the area. He noted that Mambilla Air had operated since the 1980s until 2011 when its operation was suspended.
He said the management suspended the flight operations into its Gembu Airstrip in Taraba in 2011 over the high cost of leasing new aircraft and as it could not access its traditional equipment, Dornier 228 aircraft…
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