The case for Air Peace as Nigeria’s flag carrier -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The recent suspension of the proposed national carrier, Nigeria Air, has elicited mixed feelings across the nation. The name and logo of the flag carrier had been unveiled with so much promise at the Farnborough Air Show in London in…

Foreign investors won’t take Nigeria serious again —Obi

Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has expressed shock over the sudden suspension of plans by the Federal Government to float a new national carrier to be known as Nigeria Air. Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika,…

Nigeria suspends national carrier weeks after launch (Guardian)

Several weeks after its unveiling and without it being operational, the Nigerian government has suspended its national carrier due to take off in December. “I regret to announce that the Federal Executive Council has taken the tough decision to suspend…

Nigeria Air: Gearing for take off in stormy skies (Guardian)

In the 1980s and the early 1990s – the heydays of defunct national carrier, the Nigeria Airways, the airline was a delight to behold and fly. Combining efficiency and profitability, its fleet of about 30 airplanes (of different ranges), covered…

Nigeria Air: Let them not make it a govt airline, Nigerians react (Punch)

 Mixed reactions on Wednesday trailed the unveiling of the name and logo of the proposed new national carrier by the Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Sirika had unveiled the name…

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