With these new purchases, the national airline now has five aircraft owned by the company, which is expected to improve the company’s internal and external service.
“The level of equipment is evolving. We are going to upgrade some of the equipment. The problem must be solved by the roots and not by the foliage, “Director-General Ernest Dikoum said on Tuesday on the company’s recovery plan adopted last year on the advice of American firm Boeing consulting.
The purchase of these planes stems from the gradual implementation of the stimulus plan, as out of 60 billion CFA francs expected to put the company afloat, 30 billion CFA francs have already been released on the initiative of a banking pool, We learned.
In terms of destinations, Camair-Co will target 23 cities, including eight domestic destinations (Bafoussam, Bamenda, Yaoundé, Douala, Bertoua, Ngaoundéré, Maroua and Garoua) And London) and eleven on the regional level (Abidjan, Bamako, Bangui, Cotonou, Johannesburg, Kinshasa, Libreville, Ndjamena and Lagos).
According to Boeing, “over a period of seven years, we propose that the company acquire twelve passenger aircraft, a cargo aircraft and two turbo-propellers 777,200 ER, on an interim basis pending the entry of the Boeing 787 during the Third and fourth year, “said Michael Bangue-Tandet, Boeing Sales Manager.