Air Nigeria orders four B787-8s
According to reports, Air Nigeria will order four B787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. The Boeing aircraft will be delivered by the third quarter of 2014. The acquisition will be financed by the US EXIM Bank and the final contract will be signed on May 22, 2012, in London. Air Nigeria will deploy the B787s on new routes from Lagos to London, Baltimore, Dubai and Beijing.
Meanwhile, Air Nigeria will receive the first of two wet-leased A330-200s from EgyptAir today. The aircraft will arrive at Lagos in the evening, as the airline will commence flights to London Gatwick and Johannesburg later this week.