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Medview Airline Acquires B747-400 for Gatwick and Jeddah Routes

Med-View Airline has acquired a B747-400 from Air Atlanta Icelandic (CC, Reykjavik Keflavik) for use on its London Gatwick and Jeddah routes. The agreement was announced last week in Lagos following a signing ceremony.

Med-View Airline is an airline based in Lagos, Nigeria. The airline was founded in 2007 as a charter airline, mainly operating Haji flights, and offers domestic passenger services since November 2012. Photo Credit: www.planespotters.net
Med-View Airline is an airline based in Lagos, Nigeria. The airline was founded in 2007 as a charter airline, mainly operating Haji flights, and offers domestic passenger services since November 2012. Photo Credit: www.planespotters.net

The Icelandic firm has proffered the Nigerian carrier with wet-leased B747 equipment in the past for use on Hajj charters.

For its part, Med-View operates three B737-400s (two of which are wet-leased from Air Explore (ED,Bratislava)), one B737-500, one B737-800 (also wet-leased from Air Explore), and one B767-300(ER) which it is in the process of acquiring from AerCap under a lease-purchase scheme.

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