PHOTOS: National Carrier Nigerian Eagle plane sighted ahead of launch
If you have been following the news, you would have heard that Nigeria’s oldest airline Aero Contractors have transmuted to a national carrier to be known as ‘Nigerian Eagle’. Here are the first exclusive pictures of the aircraft to be launched this week by the president.
The launch was delayed due to President Goodluck Jonathan’s visit to London. The aircraft a Boeing 737-500 wearing the national colours is parked in a private hangar at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
The new airline is owned jointly by the Federal Government through (Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) and the Ibru family with the former owning 60% and the latter owning 40%.