Nigeria’s new national carrier to take-off with three planes

Nigeria Air

Journalists gather next to a Nigerian Eagles Airline plane during its launch in 2009. The new Nigeria Air will be the country's national carrier.

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What you need to know:

  • Nigeria is floating Nigeria Air 18 years after Nigeria Airways, the nation’s national carrier, was liquidated due to inefficiency and debt

Nigeria Air, replacing Nigeria Airways that was liquidated 18 years ago, is to take-off with three planes.

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