Ethiopian Airline, on Wednesday, August 3, launched its new aircraft, Airbus A350-900 series, at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, MAKIA, Kano.
Lagos and Dubai are the first stations to receive Ethiopian Airlines brand new Airbus A350 after Ethiopian Airlines last week became the first airline in Africa to take delivery of the ultra-modern airplane.
The first ever international aerospace and airport show to be hosted by Nigeria is expected attract about $50 billion investments from local and foreign investors to the country’s aviation industry.
One of Nigeria’s airlines, Arik Air has reaffirmed its partnership with Lufthansa Technik, the maintenance, repair and overhaul subsidiary of Lufthansa German Airline.
United Kingdom carrier, British Airways has reiterated its commitment to the Nigerian aviation market as it remains the airline’s biggest business hub in Africa.
The eight domestic airlines currently operating in Nigerian airspace recorded 5,399 flights, with 3,029 of the flights between January and March 2016 delayed and 120 cancelled.
One of Nigerian major carriers, Med-View Airline, has unveiled plans to make its Accra, Ghana operations, which it launched in September 2014.
The airline announced special offers on business and economy class for bookings made between January 5 and January 18, 2016 for trips to be embarked on between January 13, 2016 and June 15, 2016.
President/Founder, Azman Air, Abdulmunaf Sarina, who disclosed this in Abuja, said that the aircrafts include two B737, two B777-300 and a cargo plane of which one has arrived Aminu Kano International Airport Kano since November 23.
Mega Carrier, British Airways has restated its commitment to growth of SME’s in Nigeria by announcing the re-launch of its ‘On Business’ loyalty programme for growing Businesses