MedView Airlines has commenced direct flight to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for Muslims performing lesser Hajj in the holy land.
The flight took off from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), the operational hub of the airline in Lagos is routed via Kaduna and Kano in the North West.
The Boeing 737-800 aircraft conveying the passengers had a full load mostly Muslim Ummah traveling to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for lesser Hajj.
The flight which took off from Lagos was welcomed with a ceremonial water shower at Kaduna International Airport by the officials of the Airport Fire Service in commemoration of the inaugural flight to Kaduna.
Before now, the airline has been operating scheduled flights from Lagos ? Kano to Jeddah but has now added Kaduna state to the Jeddah network amidst excitement from tour operators in the region.