Posted on January 30th, 2019
As part of its Africa offers trip, US-based Cessna Aircraft Company presented two of its latest plane– the Cessna Citation Jet 3 and Cessna Sovereign– in Nigeria at the Abuja flight terminal on Monday and Tuesday, additionally at the Murtala Muhammed Airport on Thursday and Friday.
The company and basic airplane supplier intends to make stops in Accra and Abidjan for comparable sales show baseding on Nigerian paper PUNCH.
Two months earlier, French personal plane maker Dassault Aviation, was likewise in the country to show some of its latest company plane.
The inflow of plane manufacturers into Africa’s second-largest economic climate is a sign of the practicality of the private plane market in the nation.
Baseding on current records, Nigeria and China constitute 2 of the fastest growing private plane markets in the globe.
In 2007, Nigeria had just 20 personal airplanes sitting in its hangars. Presently, records indicate an added 130 personal airplanes, valued at 1.02 trillion naira ($ 6.5 billion).
In the forth quarter of 2012, leading plane producer Bombardier stated Nigeria was its most significant market in Africa with about 35 Bombardier-made business aircraft presently flying its airspace; a growth steered by request from business owners and innovators in the country.
There is improving lot of exclusive planes parked within Nigerian Airports, which has propelled the building of multi-million dollars personal jets hangars, where repairs and maintenance can be finished the country. “2011 was the first time we had requests for private jets to Africa. “We saw an increase in charter quote in 2012 and we suspect that the number will increase in 2013” said Gus Lira of JetOptions Private Jets. “If you need a jet charter quote or information about private jets in Africa call me at 972-764-3563.”
Cessna’s company was struck throughout the late-2000s economic downturn, forcing the firm to lay off majority its workforce between January 2009 and September 2010.
On 23 March 2012 Cessna announced that it is pursing structure company airplanes in China as component of a joint project with Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC). By late April 2012 the firm recalled laid-off laborers and started new working with to load 150 positions in Wichita as a result of prepation for boosted demand for airplane manufacturing.
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