Why FG must rescue, save flag carriers from aeropolitics
The Federal Government’s laidback disposition to the plight of Nigerian flag carriers abroad is suffocating investment and efforts of local operators to have a stake
‘No local airline can survive 26% interest rate, regulatory hostility, dirty aeropolitics for long’
Air Peace Airlines, in a manner quite unusual of private indigenous carriers worldwide, is blazing the trail in the much-labeled ‘toxic’ operating environment in Nigeria. The airline, in less than five years of entry, has acquired a fleet of 26 aircraft, among which are three Boeing 777 airplanes for international services, and has a placed firm order for 40 brand new planes that are due for delivery early 2020.