Articles Tagged ‘Dana Air’
Lagos Airport set for growth in 2018 thanks to 7.4% rise in annual capacity; comes on the back of traffic falling below seven million
Lagos Airport is the leading gateway to Nigeria, with it handling over six million passengers in 2016 and 2017. However, Lagos looks set to see a resurgence this summer, having witnessed cuts for three consecutive years. Jonathan Ford informs on the recent history of one of Africa’s busiest airports.
Nigeria’s largest operator in terms of weekly seat capacity, Arik Air has grown rapidly in recent years, serving a total of 12 countries this summer. As the airline’s passenger numbers reached 2.7 million last year, anna.aero takes a closer look at Arik Air’s recent development and its top 11 airport pairs for this August.
Nigeria’s civil aviation faces on-going challenges. Passenger numbers grew rapidly between 2006 and 2011, but safety issues and the demise of Air Nigeria have brought growth to a halt. Internationally, Etihad Airways is the most recent carrier to launch inter-continental services to Africa’s fourth busiest airport.