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Nigeria Air to commence operations October
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Sat, 5 Aug 2023   ||   Nigeria,

Nigeria Air will reportedly commence flight operations from October this year.

Ethiopian Airlines Chief Executive Officer, Mesfin Tasew, disclosed this in an interview with Bloomberg TV. He said;

“The airline will begin operation with two wide-bodied planes and six narrow-bodied aircraft. We are eager to see the airline start flying and connecting the local market to the international market.

“Ethiopian Airlines will manage the operation. It is a proven model and the objective is to enable Nigeria to have a flag carrier. The prime objective is to enable Nigeria to have an air carrier. Ethiopian Airlines will have a management contract. Effectively, Ethiopian Airlines will manage the airline to be successful.

“We owns a 49 percent stake in the airline, the Nigerian government 5 percent together while other institutional investors own the rest.”

Tasew expressed optimism based on the size of the Nigerian economy and the potential inherent in it.




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