The Managing Director/CEO of Medview Airlines, Alhaji Muneer Bankole, has bagged the Balafon Aviation Personality of the Year 2016 in Nigeria award, at the just concluded second Weizo Travel and Tourism conference and exhibition in Accra, Ghana.
Presenting the award, the organiser of Weizo, Mr Ikechi Uko, commended Alhaji Bankole for his effort so far at reducing the pains of Nigerian travellers, who had been at the mercy of foreign airlines.
Uko said Medview Airline’s strong presence in the aviation industry in Nigeria is what had endeared Bankole to travellers, who through online process voted him as the Aviation Personality of the Year.
He expressed delight that a Nigerian carrier was championing the crusade to uplift the aviation industry.
In his acceptance speech, Alhaji Bankole thanked the organisers of WEIZO and noted that the industry was undergoing a metamorphosis, pointing out that from an initial over 20 Air Operating Certificates (AOC), that the industry was now down to a one digit AOC.
Bankole said what has kept the airline going was its dedication to duty in ensuring that travellers get the value for their money.