The first reconnaissance flight of the national company Camair-Co took place on Tuesday 4 July to Bamenda, the regional capital of the North-West.
The MA60 registered TJQDB took off from the international airport of Douala at approximately 10:AM. After 45 minutes of flight, the aircraft piloted by the captains Martin TOPE and NJEUPWOUO Boris, mad a successful landing on track 18 of the airport of Bamenda, reports News Aero.
For the management of the company, the flight takes place as a prelude to the official opening of the line from Thursday 20 July 2017. Camair-Co will serve Bamenda three times a week: on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Passengers will have to disburse from CFA F 32,000 round trip, reports the company’s sales department.
Launched in a process of restructuring, CAMAIR-CO in deployment strategy has opted for a national network by strengthening national services. After Garoua, Maroua, N’Gaoundéré, Yaoundé, Douala, Bafoussam, and Bamenda today, CAMAIR-CO is ambitious in the near future to serve Bertoua, capital of Eastern Cameroon.
Since 1 June 2017, the National Air Transport Company of Cameroon has been redeploying its activities with the opening of new domestic destinations and the launch of a new tariff policy marked by a reduction in the cost of domestic flights. Especially towards the regions of Adamawa, North and Far North.
This reduction in costs, explained Camair-Co general manager Ernest Dikoum, is part of the company’s recovery plan adopted last year under the management of US firm Boeing Consulting.