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Much has been said about the Nigerian airports undergoing a remodeling transfiguration to befit a world standard. Yet, many Nigerians doubt that the remodeling projects are only receiving media hype. The analysis below unveils facts and figures.  By ISAAC TERSOO AGBER

BEFORE 2011, the hut-like look and the antique scenery of Nigeria's airports terminals were a source of discomfort, and an issue for condescending remarks on Nigeria. Pundits in the industry and many other Nigerians had been unable to hide their

THE ongoing automation of revenue sources of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at the airports will boost its income to N70 billion annually when the remodeling exercise is completed.
A staff of FAAN and executive member of the Air Transport Service Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), FAAN branch who does not want to be in the news,

IN "status conscious" Nigeria, people want to be seen flying business and first class. The South African Airways (SAA) daily flight from Johannesburg to Lagos and back fills up from the front, says the airline's regional manager for North, West and Central Africa, Ohis Ehimiaghe. "Elsewhere in the world, people are very conscious about price, so economy usually fills up before the front."

ASKY founder and Chairman, Gervais Djondo has said that he was taken by surprise on the talks was taken by "surprise" that South African Airways (SAA) was considering acquiring an interest in the Togo-based airline, he said.  The group had financing needs like any other airline, but this did not mean that it was "ready to sell itself to any company".

THE latest data from the International Air Transport Statistics (IATA),Ethiopian Airlines has become, for the first time in its 69 years history, the largest African carrier with revenue topping 2.3 billion $ in 2013 and profit, IATA says in its 58th edition of World Air Transport Statistics.

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