Cameroon: CAMAIR-CO. A new plane to brought in two weeks has the capacity of seventy seats and manufactured in Canada by the Bombardier. On its Tuesday the 27th of February 2018 edition, the daily paper, le Jour announced that within two weeks, the aviation company, Camair-co shall be having a new plane within its fleet.
That's Bombardier Dash8 - Q400. " Acquired through leasing from the Abu Dhabi Aviation " as written on the columns of our brother that the Cameroonian pilots of Camair-co already are in ADI's Abeba, Ethiopia where they have gone to do their flying test aimed at making them qualified. The Bombardier Dash8 -Q400 is a 70 seat plane with a remodeling capacity to carry 78 persons. It's equipped with an engine Pratt & Whitney PW100/150. It should be precised that the engine is a very economical engine as its consumption rate is so low. This new arrival will therefore cut down the cost of maintenance and exploitation, explains a technician of the company.
" Its capacity in terms of speed and multipurpose task promises to complement the usage of the two B 737 hoping that business becomes more fairing " as desired by the management of Camair-co. This new arrival will make up five planes that are within its fleet. Today it has two Boeing B737NG and two MA 60. Revisiting the historic of 2017 of Camair-co, there was an increase in the traffic flow of passengers by 94%.
To have transported 235686 passengers on domestic flights,as compared to 2016. The company has opted for two segments. There was a mixture of home deserts with the slogan " Cameroon first" This was an added advantage on the regional routes on the campaign named" Cap on the regions " In order for these projects to be realized this year,, the company envisages obtaining a second Bombardier Dash 8- Q400 withing the beginning of the fourth quarter of 2018.