Airline operators, service providers and the business community have been called upon to take advantage of the new business opportunity provided by the commencement of international cargo operations at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Engr. Saleh Dunoma stated this in a statement following the commencement of weekly cargo flights by Ethiopian airlines on Thursday, 25th August 2016.
According to a press release signed by Yakubu Dati, general manager, Corporate Affairs at FAAN, Dunoma said that the export window provides opportunities for start-ups and cargo related businesses especially in perishable and non-perishable produce.
"This will enable our people participate in the export market, earn foreign exchange and contribute to the GDP of the country."
He further assured that FAAN has put in place, processes and procedures to sustain its commitment to safety, security and passenger comfort.