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Cabo Verde Airlines to fly to Lagos, Nigeria

Cabo Verde Airlines, the Cape Verdean airline, will start flying to Lagos, Nigeria, from December 9, 2019.

After announcing flights to Luanda (Angola, December 9, 2019), Porto Alegre (Brazil, December 11, 2019) and Washington DC (December 11, 2019), Cabo Verde Airlines now announces a new route for the Winter 2019-2020.

The connection between Sal and Lagos will be operated five times a week, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, with a Boeing 757-200 aircraft, with 161 economy class seats and 22 executive seats.

The inaugural flight is scheduled for December 9, 2019 departing from Amílcar Cabral International Airport (Sal) at 20:50 local time and arriving at Murtala Muhammed Airport (Lagos) at 02:10 local time.

All flights will connect to Sal Island, Cabo Verde Airlines’ international hub, and will make connections to Lisbon (five times a week), Washington DC (three times a week) and Boston (once a week), as well as to the airline’s destinations in Brazil – Salvador, Porto Alegre, Recife and Fortaleza.

Arik Air places its first Bombardier CRJ1000 into revenue service

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Arik Air (Lagos, Nigeria) has placed the first dual-class Bombardier CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft configured with three-abreast business-class seating into revenue service in West Africa.

Arik Air (www.arikair.com) is Nigeria’s and West Africa’s largest airline and operates mainly from two hubs at Murtala Mohammed Airport in Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.

Arik Air also operates four Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft and four Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft.

Image: Bombardier.

Arik Air aircraft slide show: AG Airline Slide Show

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Route Maps:

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Arik Air 3.2015 Domestic Route Map

West Africa Route Map:

Arik Air 3.2015 West Africa Route Map

Intercontinental Route Map:

Arik Air 3.2015 International Route Map

Discovery Air to commence operations on June 9 in Nigeria

Discovery Air (Lagos) will start scheduled passenger operations on June 9 with three Boeing 737-300s. The company’s Air Operator Certificate (AOC) was issued on June 3. The first route will be between Lagos and Abuja in Nigeria. Services to Port Harcourt will also be operated.

The company was incorporated on July 23, 2008 as a private limited liability company. The name comes from its primary owner, First Deepwater Discovery.

Copyright photo: Antony J. Best/AirlinersGallery.com (all others by Discovery Air). Boeing 737-36N 5N-BQO (msn 28571) departs from Southend.

Discovery Air: AG Slide Show

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Azman Air commences operations in Nigeria on May 15

Azman Air (Kano, Nigeria) was finally awarded its Air Operators Certificate (AOC) from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and commenced scheduled passenger operations on May 15 with two former bmibaby Boeing 737-300s (5N-HAI and 5N-YSM). The first routes are Kano-Lagos, Lagos-Abuja and Kano-Abuja.

Copyright Photo: Keith Burton/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-36N G-TOYF (msn 28557) became 5N-YSM on delivery.

Azman Air: AG Slide Show

Associated Aviation Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia crashes today in Nigeria

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Associated Aviation (Lagos) Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia 5N-BJY  (msn 120174) (originally incorrectly reported as a EMB-110 Bandeirante) with 20 passengers and a reported seven crew members crashed today (October 3) on takeoff from Lagos. The airliner was flying to Akure. There are some survivors according to this report by Reuters.

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