The Federal government has announced that the new national carrier is expected to commence operation by the first quarter of 2022.
The minister of aviation, Hadi Sirika, made the announcement on Wednesday, May 19, while addressing State House correspondents in Abuja, Channels TV reported.
He stated that He explained that the new national carrier will be in operation by early 2022.
The minister said that the carrier will be run by the private sector-run with possibly cheaper rates.
He explained that the planned date for the establishment of the national carrier was initially planned for the end of 2021, but the date was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.