Gambia Bird (3G, Banjul) is now expected to launch in early October and will shortly take delivery of its first A319-100 D-ASTA (c/n 4663) on wet-lease from 90% shareholder Germania Express (L3, Berlin Schönefeld). Conakry, Dakar Yoff-Léopold Sédar Senghor Int'l, Freetown, London Gatwick and Lagos have been mentioned as the first destinations it wishes to serve from Banjul.