The Management of Ibom Air has welcomed the airline’s one-millionth passenger onboard flight number IAN4134 departing from Victor Attah International Airport Uyo to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, at 16:00 local time.
According to the management of the airline, the passenger, Ms. Olowodu Daba Obene was on the queue to board when the count to the 1,000,000 passengers began as Ibom Air’s Director of Maintenance, Engr. Lookman Animashaun, conducted the count, which saw Ms. Olowodu emerging as the 1,000,000th passenger.
In a statement signed by the company’s Group Manager, Marketing and Communication, Annie Essienette, the Chief Operating Officer of Ibom Air, Mr. George Uriesi while explaining the reason for the symbolic recognition of the 1-millionth passenger, said, “it was an essential element of Ibom Air’s culture, to track every aspect of the airline’s performance and capture major milestones.
“By so doing, the airline is able to keep its passengers and stakeholders informed about the progress and achievements of the airline. It was therefore easy to track with precision when the 1 millionth passenger milestone would be reached”.
He commented that it was also an opportunity to thank and appreciate Ibom Air customers for their loyalty and patronage in the two years and five months since commencing operations.
It will be recalled that Ibom Air achieved the 500,000-passenger milestone on the 2nd of March 2021, just seven months ago.
On her part, Ms Olowodu, the 1,000,000th passenger, who was unaware of what was going on said the recognition took her completely by surprise. She was full of smiles and thanks to Ibom air for the award of a free premium return ticket to any of Ibom Air’s destinations.
Ibom Air is a limited liability company wholly owned by the Akwa Ibom State Government and aims to set the standard as an Airline of choice for passengers by focusing on schedule reliability, on-time departures, and excellent service delivery.