BY Sade Williams/Business a.m.
Xejet Aviation Limited and the government of The Republic of Sierra Leone have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to operate regional and international flights from Lungi International Airport, Freetown.
The two parties have long been in discussions leading up to this agreement that the company may establish and operate a national carrier for the Republic of Sierra Leone.
The parties further agreed to work together to successfully execute the project to international standards.
The MoU was signed by Kabineh M. Kallon, the minister of transport and aviation, on behalf of the government and Emmanuel Iza for Xejet in the presence of Rex Idaminabo (consulting associate) and Floyd Davis, deputy director, SLCAA.
In attendance at the signing ceremony from the Ministry of Transport and Aviation were Rex Bhonapha, deputy minister; Alhassan Kondeh, permanent secretary, of the ministry; Adams Steven, technical adviser; Hindolo Shiaka, director of transport, and Macmond Kallon, policy coordinator, OPII-State House.
Xejet Aviation was set up to provide air transport services in the areas of passenger, cargo, aircraft maintenance and aviation training.
It was founded and run by a team of highly experienced technocrats with years of experience in airline and air operations