Nigeria has given up on plans to establish a new national carrier. “I regret to announce that the Federal Executive Council has taken the tough decision to suspend the National Carrier Project in the interim,” Minister of State for Aviation Hadi Sirika wrote in a tweet. “All commitments due will be honored.” Sirika did not elaborate on the reasons why the airline project is now no longer being pursued other than saying they were “strategic” and had ...

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