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29 Jul 2020
It has been two years since the Federal Government unveiled the national carrier project at the Farnborough Air-show in London, United Kingdom.
21 Jul 2020
Two years ago, the Federal Government unveiled Nigeria’s new national carrier in London. The Nigeria Air project has however remained a dream with little or no hope of becoming a reality.
29 May 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari prior to 2015 election promised the aviation community just one item: a new national carrier in the status of the defunct Nigeria Airways. His choice of Capt. Hadi Sirika...
3 Jan 2020
The disappointments of 2019 were indeed glaring. But the marginal growth in the air transport business was fairly comforting and reassures a better 2020 – if the decision-makers are willing.
29 Aug 2019
Nigeria’s quest to float a new national carrier can draw some lessons from Uganda that has within a short period relaunched its national carrier.The Uganda Airlines was liquidated in 2001, some three years before Nigeria Airways also bit the dust.
24 Jun 2019
In 2003, the Olusegun Obasanjo administration liquidated Nigeria Airways, the government-owned national carrier, because it had failed as a business.
25 May 2019
The Minister of State Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has denied the claim that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) was divided over the take-off of the National Air Carrier Project.
9 Apr 2019
Nigeria is looking for private investors for an aircraft leasing company it plans to float to ease the burden of aircraft acquisition for airlines in the country. The government said on Monday that the proposed company would lease aircraft from international lessors and then sublease to local airlines. The business model for the leasing company…
5 Feb 2019
The nation should be tired of long rhetoric, prevarication and all the excuses about a national carrier. It is time to migrate from rhetoric to proper...
22 Jan 2019
Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has offered an insight into why the much-celebrated Nigeria Air project was suspended by the Federal Government. According to him, the decision was to allow for private-sector management of the proposed national carrier. During an interactive session, tagged The Grill and organised at the weekend by Christian leaders and youths in…
11 Jan 2019
The Aviation Security Round Table Initiative (ASRTI) yesterday faulted Federal Government’s allocation of N8.5 billion for the proposed national carrier in the 2019 appropriation bill.
2 Jan 2019
Despite the apprehension hovering over the political terrain on account of the forthcoming general elections in Febriary, Year 2019 has ushered...

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