Senegal has just got its Airbus A330-900 Neo. It was around 1:38 am when the plane named Casamance landed on the asphalt at the International Airport of Blaise Diagne (Aibd). A few minutes later, the President of the Republic, Macky Sall, led by a powerful government delegation made by his prime minister, Mouhammad Boun Abdallah Dionne, President of Hcc (High Council for Territorial Communities), Omanman Tanor Dieng, Minister in Tourism, Maïmouna Ndoye among others , visited the Senegalese Air Force Spirit Air Téranga.
At the end of the visit, the head of state recalled that "receiving this device is nothing more than achieving another promise of the Senegal Emergent Plan (PSE)".
For him this is the first time Senegal has acquired full ownership of the new aircraft of that magnitude, led by technology and innovation. Macky Sall said that the baptism of the aircraft "Casamance" is a way to honor the south. "We share our strong desire for inclusive development aimed at the development of our terroir. The beautiful Casamance offers our mirror reflecting the image of Senegal Teranga whose international destination is Air Senegal."
"Our national pavilion is now equipped to begin the operation of its international network, which confirms the call of our country to be an air hub at the intersection of intercontinental routes." This call corresponds to an ambitious and rational vision of what Senegal, Senegal, which works with a modern air terminal that meets international standards, "he adds," In terms of traffic, it makes sense to work on setting Senegal as the air junction that opens the rest of the world " .
Therefore, aware of air traffic demands, the President of the Republic points out that his government has taken the time to conduct the necessary studies of the best skills to learn lessons about failure and make informed and informed decisions.
Air Senegal today is growing and is being offered intercontinental service, President Macky Sall said. "Air transport requires a maneuvering space that leaves little room for mistakes and there is no room for improvisation, which is why we are," he says, "took the time off and picked up two planes." The latest generation that matches modernity, safety, efficiency, and comfort are essential parameters to deal with challenges to competition in air traffic, "he said.
In the same vein, the President of the Republic urged his government to work on international renewal and certification of Cap Skiring Airport. That, while waiting for the reconstruction of Ziguinchor airport and upgrade those of Kold and Sedhiou.