Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegal's newly established national carrier, Senegal Airline, with the trade mark of "African elegance”, has disclosed plans of starting four weekly flights to Banjul, the Gambia, PANA confirmed from here Monday.
Mr. Christopher Leloup, Senegal Airline’s Chief Commercial officer, made the disclosure during the inauguration of the company’s new marketing outlet in Banjul.
“We don’t only want to be an airline of Senegal but the whole West Africa and that is why in The Gambia, all our staff members are Gambians,” Leloup said.
“The company retains the privileged status of the Senegalese national flag and has ambition to give a new dynamic to the region and even the continental transport,” he said, adding that with time, his company would be “a leader in the West African sky and all over the world”.
The new company, with A320 airbuses, will offer both business and economy classes for passengers shuttling between the two capitals - Banjul and Dakar.
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