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    ​Nigerian investigators have yet to ascertain the full details of an incident involving a Kabo Air flight which landed at the city of Sokoto on 4 October.


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  • Kabo 747 incident details yet to become clear


    ​Nigerian investigators have yet to ascertain the full details of an incident involving a Kabo Air flight which...


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  • Kabo 747 incident details yet to become clear

    News | 08 Oct 2013 14:43 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Nigerian investigators have yet to ascertain the full details of an incident involving a Kabo Air flight which landed at the city of Sokoto on 4 October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Kabo-747-incident-details-yet-to-become-clear-391506/
  • Alsalam looks to the future

    News | 07 Mar 2008 16:17 | Craig Hoyle

    Boeing-supported Saudi MRO specialist to add new military skills and commercial typeshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Alsalam-looks-to-the-future-222101/
  • Marketplace

    News | 29 Jan 2002 00:00

    International Lease Finance has completed a series of leasing deals in January: JetBlue will lease an International Aero Engines V2500-powered A320 in February 2003. The New York based airline has also ordered 10 more A320s from Airbus for delivery between 2002 and 2005; Air Asia has taken delivery of the first of two Boeing 737-300s on seven year leases. The second aircraft will be delivered to the Malaysian carrier in February; Air France will take three Boeing 777-300ERs on six year leases in April and May 2004. The French carrier has also signed for two General Electric CF6-80-powered 747-400ERs for delivery in March and April 2003 on six year leases; Air India has added an ex-Kenya Airways A310-300 on three year lease; Air Jamaica is leasing two ex-Air Canada Airbus A340-300s on eight-year leases beginning in February and May; Air Macau will take delivery of two new A321-200s in December 2002 and February 2003 on seven year leases; Air Tahiti has leased an A340-300 for seven yhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Marketplace-141912/
  • Nigeria asks Branson for help as Virgin launches new route

    News | 16 Jul 2001 23:00

    <p>ANDREW CHUTER / ABUJA </p> <p>The country's flag carrier was hit by huge financial losses under previous administrations</p> <p>The Nigerian Government has asked Virgin Atlantic Airways to consider helping rescue ailing local flag carrier Nigeria Airways. The request came as Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson visited Nigeria to launch Virgin's new route between London Heathrow and Lagos. </p> <p>The future of Nigeria Airways is being reviewed by the government as part of a wider policy of improving the position of civil aviation in Africa's most populous nation after years of neglect by previous administrations. Once one of the largest airlines in Africa, Nigeria Airways has been reduced by large financial losses to operating two Boeing 737-200s on regional routes. </p> <p>UK carrier Virgin was made the offer when Branson met Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo to discuss several issues including an increase in frequencies on the route from four a week to seven. The Nigerians appehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Nigeria-asks-Branson-for-help-as-Virgin-launches-new-route-134118/
  • Nigeria near to collapse

    News | 01 Nov 1997 00:00

    <p>Africa's largest domestic airline market is close to total collapse, with just 10 aircraft left operating to serve Nigeria's 90 million population. </p> <p>The explosion of private operators, which filled the vacuum left by Nigeria Airways as it struggled to define its role in a confused political environment during the 1990s, has shrunk dramatically. The combination of domestic recession and a poor image among overseas lessors has left the carriers starved of equipment and finance while they continue to wage a fierce price war to attract the remaining traffic. </p> <p>Nigeria's Ministry of Transport has been faced with urgent calls from private operators to halt the deterioration by guaranteeing external loans and lease payments to re-equip the carriers. </p> <p>Nigeria's domestic fleet has halved over the past four years with the mix of BAC 1-11s and 727-100/200s suffering a poor maintenance and safety record. By October the remaining eight carriers had only 10 operational airchttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Nigeria-near-to-collapse-28840/
  • Kabo buys 747s

    News | 26 Feb 1997 14:49

    <p>Kabo Air has bought its first Boeing 747s, with the acquisition of two ex-Aer Lingus Boeing 747-100s from Global Aircraft Leasing, in a deal brokered by Fortis Aviation. The Nigerian airline will introduce the 747s in mid-March in time for this year's Hadj.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Kabo-buys-747s-2255/