Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Hovercraft Services From Targrin Resume In February

The Management of Diamond Airlines, in partnership with an overseas company, has reintroduced the hovercraft services once again in Sierra Leone. This development is consistent with their primary concern of ensuring Sierra Leoneans enjoy both air and sea safety. Diamond Airlines....Hoovercraft The 2.5 million United States dollars hovercraft, which suffered some setback as a result of sabotage by enemies of the country some time in 2006, is expected to resume operations at the end of February 2007. According to the Managing Director of Diamond Airlines, Nigerian business guru Chief Tony Chinyere, who briefed few sections of the press last Friday at his Wellington Street office in Freetown, work is now in progress to fit in new spare parts into the hovercraft, noting that already his partners Soluesting Sierra Leone Limited has made available spare parts estimated at USD 450,000 to facilitate the perfect running condition of the hovercraft. Chief Tony further intimated the press that his numerous investments in Sierra Leone fall alongside the love he has for the Sierra Leonean people. He assured the citizens of this country and the international business community of their safety while traveling with the hovercraft. He further pointed fingers at those who are doing unsafe helicopter services to refrain from such act, including also desisting from charging skyrocketed prices for ordinary citizens. He noted that operating a hovercraft is one of the most reliable and safe transportations all over the world. Chief Tony disclosed that when operations commence, tickets will be marketed by their agents including IPC and each ticket will be sold at affordable prices for both adults and children. Chief Tony further appealed to the government and SLRA to help in reconstructing the road leading from their jetty to the airport.