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BA/Nigeria Airways B742 Replaced With B777  
User currently offlineLGW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1139 times:

British Airways and Nigeria Airways have agreed the B742 aircraft currently operating the LHR-LAGOS flight will soon be replaced with a British Airways B777-200ER

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User currently offlineCX747 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4467 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (14 years 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 1115 times:

I believe the 742 that was flying the route has already been repainted in BA's standard color scheme. I think the aircrafts registration is G-BDXB.


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User currently offlineLH423 From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 6501 posts, RR: 54
Reply 2, posted (14 years 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 1106 times:

The route already has been replaced with a 777. The 742 that was on the route is now the only, and will be the only, 747-236 in the Union Flag colours. It also carries additional "Dreamland" titles, as this plane brought sick children to Disney World in Florida.


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User currently offlineAa737 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 849 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (14 years 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 1093 times:

Has the 777 be painted in Nigeria Airways colors, or is it still flying around in BA colors?

User currently offlineBilly From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2000, 895 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (14 years 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 1082 times:

I've heard that BA may drop Lagos because of the cost of operating there. They will continue, and possibly upgrade the Abuja route, but Lagos is proving difficult politically. There is a row brewing between the Nigerian government and the UK authorities about this. Remember that the route has only recently got off the ground after a ban by the UK on Nigerian aircraft because of issues surrounding maintenance.

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