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Keyamo leads talks for Airbus leases to Nigerian airlines in France

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The Federal Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, announced that the Federal Government is engaging with leading aircraft leasing companies in France to facilitate the leasing of Airbus aircraft to Nigeria’s private airline operators.  

The Minister announced this on his official X account, stating that last week he led a delegation of senior government officials in Nigeria’s aviation sector and representatives from private airlines to the Airbus headquarters in Occitanie, France.  

During this visit, they held high-level meetings with leading aircraft leasing companies, negotiating terms to make Airbus aircraft available to Nigerian local airline operators at very affordable rates.  

The Aviation Minister’s post also mentioned that to secure the leases, the delegation offered solid assurances to the leasing companies about the safety of their assets in Nigeria.  

Following the discussions, the delegation received a tour showcasing various Airbus aircraft models.  

 

 

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