Air France, one of the world’s largest carriers will April 20 resumes flight to Liberia.
The decision of the airline to resume flight is based on the stable business environment in the country, coupled with an excellent and friendly aviation industry.
Air France, which started operations in 1937 flew its first flight in 1947 and is known for its excellent customer service delivery.
Last month, the Regional Director for Air France, Mr. Jack B. Urlus told a news conference at the Kendeja hotel that the airline was ready to start full operation.
“We are very pleased to start our operations once again in Liberia. We are now coming with a brand new aircraft for Air France-320 which will offer 208 seats in the Liberian market,” he told journalists at the time.
In recent times, there have been other international flights flying in Liberia airspace. The coming of Air France has added more impetus to the aviation industry. When some reporters visited the-Roberts International Airport (RIA) on Tuesday, renovation work was taking place in readiness for the flight today.
“As you know, Air France is a world class airline and their coming here along with Delta and other airline means a lot of work for us. We are working on the new terminal which will allow the airline and other airlines to use,” a senior official a the RIA said.
“I think the coming of Air France is a good news for this country. Not only for Liberians, but for many people around the world who would want to do business here”.
“So, when they start tomorrow, we we’ll love it and will help passengers. This will also make a good competition. When you have competition, the passengers benefit the official who declined to be name said.”
“We will hopefully be like to welcome onboard the first flight on April 20, 2011,” Mr. Urlus told reporters during his first press conference last month.