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Ethiopian Airlines working with government to establish Nigeria airlines

An Airbus A350-941 aircraft of Ethiopian Airlines is pulled by a pushback tractor of air service provider DNATA at Zurich Airport near Ruemlang, Switzerland, December 14, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Ethiopian Airlines Group stated that it is working with the government to establish Nigerian Airlines. according to it’s CEO, Mesfin Tasew.

Mesfin has pointed out that further discussions are needed on the issues that could enable the airline to operate following the formation of a new government in Nigeria.

Following this, the senior officials of Ethiopian Airlines have headed to Abuja, Nigeria and have discussed with the representatives of the country regarding the issue.

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During the discussion, Nigerian government bodies have asked for some time to know the progress of the National Airline project and said they are ‘expecting’.

The CEO EZA has confirmed that they are working closely with the newly formed Nigerian government to continue the work started to establish the Nigerian National Airport.

Ethiopian Airlines “Air Nigeria” has been preparing enough to establish the Nigerian National Airlines with 49 percent shares.

Following this, the signing of agreements with the Nigerian government and stakeholders of Nigeria to establish the airline.

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