Monday, May 20, 2013

► NIGERIA: FirstNation Airways to tentatively resume 3x daily Lagos - Abuja flights shortly.

first nation logoNigerian carrier First Nation Airways (FRN) is to tentatively resume operations with the announcement of three times daily flights between Lagos and Abuja. It is understood that the airline's two Airbus A319s, on lease from the ILFC and due in Lagos in the near future, will be used to service the route.

While the following schedule has been uploaded to the carrier's website, no exact launch date has been given.
FirstNation's A319 in Dublin
FirstNation's A319 in Dublin awaiting delivery (shanair)
FirstNation Airways (FRN): Lagos - Abuja
-EFF ?
  • FRN0100 LOS 0650 - 0800 ABV 319 D
  • FRN0104 LOS 1100 - 1210 ABV 319 D
  • FRN0110 LOS 1550 - 1700 ABV 319 D
  • FRN0101 ABV 0850 - 1000 LOS 319 D
  • FRN0105 ABV 1300 - 1410 LOS 319 D
  • FRN0111 ABV 1800 - 1910 LOS 319 D
Source [FirstNationAirways]

FirstNation Airways suspended flights last year in October after its then three leased Airbus A320s were repossessed by their owners, US based Aviation Capital Group.