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Nigeria to relaunch its national airline

Posted 23 July 2018 · Add Comment

Nigeria has unveiled a new national carrier, named Nigeria Air, nearly 15 years after the previous state-run airline, Nigerian Airways ceased operations.

 

Nigerian Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika said: "I'm very pleased that we are finally on track to launching a new national flag carrier for our country: Nigeria Air.”

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's media aide, Bashir Ahmad announced the name on Twitter.

"And it's Nigeria Air ...Bringing Nigeria closer to the world #NigeriaAtFarnborough," Ahmad wrote.

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