Aviation sector undergoing revolution under Buhari’s administration – APC group

By Godwin Amunde The APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign, a voluntary think-tank of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), says the aviation sector in Nigeria is undergoing a revolution under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The group said the revolution is evident in the investments made in infrastructural development and capacity building in the sector. In a statement, signed by the quartet of Barr Ismail Ahmed, Lanre Issa-Onilu, Tolu Ogunlesi and Salihu Moh Lukman, the group said that the Buhari administration has kept faith with the Aviation Roadmap it…

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Nigeria’s national carrier to commence operation in 2022 – Minister 

The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has announced that the national carrier will commence operations next year. The minister, who stated this in Abuja yesterday, while briefing State House correspondents on the achievements of his ministry, assured Nigerians that efforts were in place to make air transportation more affordable through an improvement of facilities and services. Sirika also said plans were underway to establish an Aerospace University which would boost aviation activities as well as produce the needed manpower in the sector. He explained that the university which would…

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New national carrier, Nigeria Air, to take off first quarter 2022, says Aviation Minister

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, yesterday revealed that the proposed new national carrier, Nigeria Air, will commence operation in the first quarter of 2022. Sirika, who disclosed this while addressing State House correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja, yesterday, said the new national carrier is long overdue and the private sector-run airline will be in operation by early 2022, with possibly cheaper rates. The minister  noted that the new national carrier is expected to be a viable airline and is potentially poised to cater to millions…

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