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AirNigeria Plans To Increase Its Fleet To 15 Aircraft

posted Nov 22, 2010, 11:51 PM by Elaine Bell
Aviator.aero Daily News - 22 NOV 2010

African Airlines Association airline members advocate liberalizing continental skies for Africa carriers, during 42nd general assembly in Addis Ababa. Source_1

Pemba International Airport (Mozambique) rehabilitation abandoned by country’s airports company, ADM, after report indicates US$300 million cost about same amount required to build new airport. Source_1

NG Aircraft (Netherlands) wins EU approval for US$27 million loan from Dutch government to build new F100 Next Generation. Source_1

GECAS (US) to open new offices in Accra and Cape Town to expand and strengthen relationships with its airline customers in Africa. North Africa will continue to be covered by GECAS’ Dubai office. Source_1

Jetlink Express (Kenya) sues Kenya Airways for defamation. Source_1

Arik Air applies with US regulators to commence service from Lagos to New York and Houston in 2011. Arik Air contracted Iberia Maintenance (Spain) to maintain its Airbus fleet. Source_1 Source_2


1time (South Africa) expects to begin flights from Lanseria during 1H 2011, says CEO Glenn Orsmond. Source_1

GECAS (US) announces three aircraft transactions: four B737-800s leased to South African Airways; single A320 leased to Senegal Airlines, and lease with GECAS financing of one B737-400 to Buraq Airlines (Libya). Source_1

EgyptAir takes delivery of 15th B737-800 direct from Boeing facility in Seattle. Carrier expects five more deliveries of same type by end of 2012. Source_1

AirNigeria plans to increase its fleet to 15 aircraft within 1H 2011, as well as build MRO facility. Source_1