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Nigeria Air To Borrow Aircraft To Begin Operations

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Nigeria Air To Borrow Aircraft To Begin Operations

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has given an approval to Nigeria Air to lease aircraft to enable it start operations as country’s national carrier.

Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said this on Wednesday while briefing State House Corespondents after the FEC meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

The Minister, who did not disclose when the national carrier would start operations, said the company would begin with three aircraft.

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He said Nigeria Air was open to investment from any of the country’s airline companies, particularly the 51% shares set aside for Nigerians.

“I presented two memoranda on national carrier to allow the Nigeria Air to lease aircraft to start operations. That has been approved by the Council

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