Azman Air (Azman Air Services Limited) (Kano) is yet another new airline in Nigeria which is planning to launch scheduled passenger flights with two Boeing 737-300s. The company was founded in 2010 by Abdul Manafi Yunusa. Azman Air is a wholly owned Nigerian airline.
The pictured former Bmibaby Boeing 737-36N G-TOYF (msn 28557) is now painted and is the second 737. This aircraft will become 5N-YSM on delivery. The first aircraft (G-TOYH, msn 28570) is still at Norwich awaiting delivery.
This aircraft is named “Athaji Yunusa Sarina”.
Azman intends to fly mainly from Kano, Abuja and Lagos. Here is a list of domestic routes being advertised on their website:
Copyright Photo: Keith Burton/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-36N G-TOYF (5N-YSM) (msn 28557) departs from Southend on a test flight after repainting.
Jet2 (Jet2.com) (East Midlands) will add a new route from its East Midlands base to Paris (CDG) starting on April 3, 2014 according to Airline Route. The new route four days a week with Boeing 737-300s.
Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-36N WL G-GDFL (msn 28568) taxies at Palma de Mallorca.
Norwegian Air Shuttle (Norwegian.com) (Oslo) has issued a new video. This video explains Norwegian’s strategy in order to stay competitive. New aircraft, a smooth organization and international expansion are mandatory to stay in business. This video contains interviews with independent sources, Norwegian’s CEO Bjørn Kjos and several employees at Norwegian.
Copyright Photo: Keith Burton/AirlinersGallery.com. Norwegian is rapidly phasing out its less efficient Boeing 737-300s. Boeing 737-36N LN-KKL (msn 28671) with Roald Amundsen on the tail departs from Southend.
Bmibaby (bmibaby.com) (East Midlands) is going out of business. The last flights will be operated on September 9. To avoid a drop off of passengers at the end, the carrier is advising its customers to fly out on the airline and has given them guidance on who to fly home after September 9.
Here is the full list of the last flights: CLICK HERE
“Tiny” will soon be enjoying retirement. For now he is encouraging customers to continue flying on the airline.
Copyright Photo: Pedro Baptista/Flyingphotos. Boeing 737-36N G-TOYL (msn 28594) prepares to land at Lisbon.