New Nigerian Carrier, the United Nigeria Airlines, has completed plan to build Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility in Enugu.
The aim is to slash the cost of maintenance by about 40 per cent.
This was disclosed by the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company, Obiora Okonkwo, when he led the management team of the airline to an interactive session with journalists in Lagos, on Wednesday.
When completed the facility would serve airlines in West and Central Africa and would save a projected $500 million for Nigerian airlines, which is the cost of ferrying aircraft overseas, payment for allowances for flight crew and rented space for aircraft, as maintenance schedule could delay aircraft due for checks for months…
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