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Ethiopian Airlines in talks to set up national carriers in Nigeria, Uganda, South Sudan & the DRC

Ethiopian Airlines in talks to set up national carriers in Nigeria, Uganda, South Sudan & the DRC

Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise, East Africa’s biggest carrier by revenue, is considering proposals to help set up national airlines in Nigeria and three other countries to expand its operations on the continent.

A Kenya Airways jet arrives at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. Africa’s aviation industry is booming. Photograph: Noor Khamis/Reuters

Africa's aviation industry is booming: Opening up Africa's airspace could make sky the limit (Video)

Glancing around a crowded terminal in Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta airport, one of the busiest international hubs in Africa, it’s obvious that more passengers are streaming to the continent than ever before.

Osita Chidoka, Nigeria's Minister of Aviation

Nigeria is in talks with investors to set up national carrier airline: Osita Chidoka, Nigeria's Minister of Aviation (Video)

Nigeria is in talks with potential local and global investors to set up a national airline which is expected to launch in 2-4 years.