Capital Flight: Zero local MRO forces Nigerian airlines abroad for maintenance

Capital Flight: Zero local MRO forces Nigerian airlines abroad for maintenance

Due to scare maintenance facilities in Nigeria, airlines operating in the country often go abroad in search of Maintenance and Repair Organisations (MROs). This is according to Captain Mohammed Abdulsalami, Rector of Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) who highlighted the need to establish more aircraft maintenance facilities in Nigeria. Speaking on recently in a webinar, Abdulsalami decried the high cost of maintaining an aircraft in the country. He added that several airlines had been forced to go abroad to conduct maintenance, repair, and operations on their airplanes. He said,…

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