Management team      

Fly Mid Africa Aviation is currently manned by a team of highly trained and experienced Management Team. The Management Team has relevant industry experience spanning over three (3) decades with verifiable track records in the airline business and comprises:

Mr. Bakary Nyassi, Managing Director

Mr. Bakary Nyassi is a Gambian trained as an Aircraft Dispatcher and also holds Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics & Economics and Master of Business Administration in International Aviation Management. He previously served as Director of Operations and Managing Director of Gambia International Airlines Ltd between 2002-2016. Mr. Nyassi brings over 2 decades of relevant airline business experience to the Fly Mid Africa team.



Buba S. Jammeh, Deputy Managing Director

Captain Buba S. Jammeh is a Gambian airline captain with extensive flying experience having flown the Boeing 737, MacDonald Douglass-80 and Airbus 320 aircraft families. Captain Jammeh worked with various airlines in both the sub-region and beyond including having served out of Afghanistan for over 2 years. A trained Aircraft Dispatcher and MSc Degree holder in Air Safety Management, Captain Jammeh also backs over 16 years’ experience as an Aviation Safety Inspector with the Gambia Civil Aviation Authority in the area of Flight Operations and Personnel Licensing. Captain Jammeh brings that balance of regulatory and industry experience to the Fly Mid Africa Team.


Engineer Abate Gidafe, Director of Maintenance

Engineer Abate is Ethiopian national with BSc Degree in Mechanical Engineering, MSc in Aerospace Vehicle Design and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA). Between 1990-2009, Engineer Abate held several Management positions in Ethiopian Airlines the last was Vice President, Strategic Planning. He also did Aviation Consulting for the African Union, Rubban Airways in Kuwait and Director of Maintenance for ALS Limited (Nairobi). He brings over 34 Years of Relevant Experience to Fly Mid Africa.


Mrs. Euriza Lopes Carrilho, Commercial Director

Mrs. Euriza L. Carrilho is a Cape Verdean with a BSc in Marketing. Euriza brings over 3 decades of relevant airline business experience served mostly at the Executive level with the national carrier of Cape Verde; TACV Cabo Verde Airlines. At one time, Euriza served as Adviser to the Chairman of the Committee for the Establishment of a New Ground Handling Company in Cape Verde and later Ground Operations Director of Cabo Verde Handling. Between 2010-2013, Mrs. Carrilho served as Commercial Director and Acting CEO of (TACV) before joining a start-up airline Halcyonair Cabo Verde Airways.


Mr Awad Abuel Hassan, Finance Director

Mr. Awad is a Sudanese national and a retired professional in both the conventional and Islamic banking arena, with over 3 decades experience working with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, in the Middle East. Mr. Awad is also the Financial Adviser to the Shareholders of Mid Africa Aviation Company Ltd.


Captain Alpha Bacar Diallo, Director of Flight Operations

Captain Diallo is a citizen of Guinea Conakry and an airline Captain. He holds a BSc Degree in Civil Engineering and later trained as an airline pilot. Alpha Bacar Diallo is a Captain on B737-Classic. He started his flying career with Air Guinee as First Officer on Boeing B707 and B737-200 from 1986-1993 and in August 1993, Capt. Diallo transitioned to become a Caption on B737-200 and subsequently on the B737-Classic Series. Captain Diallo brings over 3 decades relevant work experience having previously served as airline Captain with Air Guinee, Slok Air and TACV.

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