Nigeria aviation

Nigeria’s Aviation Industry Is a Mess, and needs a turn around plan.

Nigeria wants to be among the 20th largest economies in the world by 2020, but for it to achieve this status it needs to make dramatic improvements to its aviation industry. Early in 2015, former Minister of Aviation, Mrs. Stella Oduah, laid out reforms for the airline industry but up till now, there is very little improvement in Nigeria’s aviation sector.

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An Overview of Aviation in Nigeria in 2017

An Overview of Aviation in Nigeria in 2017

Nigeria no doubt is one of the biggest markets for aviation in Africa. Last year, Nigeria airlines carried 15 million passengers with the largest share of users coming from Lagos and Abuja. The airline industry in Nigeria contributed over $1 billion to the Nigerian economy and supports over 150,000 jobs nationwide. However, this figure is likely to increase if all

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Book review: Winging It by Stuart Logie

Book review: Winging It by Stuart Logie

 The author weaves together an engrossing tale that involves a potent mixture of personalities and egos. “Bill Lear the designer of the world’s most successful business jet; Jim Taylor, the business aircraft industry’s top salesman; Harry Halston, an aviation engineer at the top of his game;” and a who’s who of players in the fledgling business aviation industry. From inception to

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Plane Ambitions: China has a plan for General Aviation growth.

Plane Ambitions: China has a plan for General Aviation growth.

  During the just concluded China Civil Aviation Planning & Airport Working Meeting, the “China Civil Aviation Development Twelfth Five-Year Plan” was published. (http://bit.ly/Tkq3O3)  The Plan showed that in the ‘Twelfth Five-Year Plan period  China planned to introduce  1,500 commercial aircraft and 1,000 general aviation aircraft. During the same period  the number of airports will reach more than 230 by 2015.

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