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Farnborough 2018: Nigeria unveils plans for new national carrier

Farnborough 2018: Nigeria unveils plans for new national carrier

The government of Nigeria has revealed the branding and livery for a new national flag-carrier, Nigeria Air, at the Farnborough Airshow. The development comes nearly 15 years after the previous state-run airline, Nigerian Airways, ceased operations and was greeted with some scepticism.

Farnborough 2018: Neeleman backed airline places huge Airbus A220 order

Farnborough 2018: Neeleman backed airline places huge Airbus A220 order

A new US airline start-up has announced a commitment for 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft, with deliveries beginning in 2021. This new airline is backed up by a group of experienced investors led by David Neeleman, founder of JetBlue, investor in TAP in Portugal and controlling shareholder in Azul airlines in Brazil.

IAG adds two A330-200s to future Level fleet

IAG adds two A330-200s to future Level fleet

International Airlines Group’s low-cost long-haul airline, Level, is expanding its fleet with two additional A330-200s, for delivery in 2019, taking its total order for the type to seven.