Briefing newsmen about the airline, weekend in Lagos, the chairman of Overland Airways and Travel Centre, Captain Edward Boyo disclosed that the airline would be venturing into inland Nigeria to bring relief to business travelers, redevelop the culture of air travel in the locations as well as contribute to economic development of the area.
According to him, Overland
has secured financing through the United state EXIM Bank as its International bank
and capital Bank International Bank as its local bank.Boyo
hinted that the four Beech 1900D aircraft would be delivered directly to Overland
by the manufacturer, Raytheon Aircraft Company of U.S.A.
, with state of the art technology.Overland Airways
which is a sister company of Handover Aviation, holds the IATA two letter code OJ and ICAO three-letter code and is a full member of SITA
hinted that his
airline had landed property worth $15 million in the United States with access to more funding from corporate bodies.He
added that the airline would be offering three flights a day with global reservation system (E-ticketing).He
however, added that Overland
has taken a holistic approach to air transportation delivery for being an air carrier and air travel-facilitator offering scheduled flights within Nigeria, Leisure/Holiday flight services within and outside Nigeria, international ticket sales for all major airlines, Charter flights and foreign exchange services.