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Nigerian Airline Green Africa Signs MoU for 50 A220 Aircraft

Green Africa A220-300
Green Africa A220-300 | Airbus

Green Africa Airways, Nigeria’s Lagos-based airline, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 50 A220-300 aircraft, one of the major orders to be placed globally for the A220 program and the largest ever from the African continent.

Babawande Afolabi, Founder and CEO of Green Africa Airways said:

“Together with Airbus, we are incredibly proud to announce the largest order ever for the A220 from the African continent. The Green Africa story is a story of entrepreneurial boldness, strategic foresight and an unwavering commitment to using the power of air travel to create a better future”.

Airbus Chief Commercial Officer, Christian Scherer, speaking from the Singapore Airshow, added:

“We are excited about the Green Africa project, its legitimate ambition and its professionalism, evidenced by their most discerning choice for their operating assets. The unique characteristics of the A220 will allow the airline to unlock destinations and route pairs that previously would have been considered non-viable. We look forward to our partnership with Green Africa and to accompany their development with the most efficient aircraft in its class”.


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  1. Joe

    February 13, 2020 at 6:10 pm

    Wishing Green Africa Airways for the bold step being taking by Babawande Afolabi and his groups for the purchase 20 airbus most likely to take to sky in the months ahead. Green Africa head office based in Lagos Nigeria will creates enormous jobs for Nigerians and beyond.Therefore calling on the Federal Government to creates enabling favorable business environment like double tax cut break hindering success of airlines in Nigeria The recent diversion Delta, British and others to Ghana for landing shows Nigerian airspace control Equipment call for immediate inspection.The runway lights and other navigation devices must meet international standard.Nigerian aircraft cannot continues to be serviced outside the shore whereby cartel away billions of usd annually.Theres should be immediate service hanger service in Lagos without any further delay

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