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User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 385 posts, RR: 1
Posted (13 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1311 times:

WT inaugurated their own servcie to New York JFK after the end of their joint operation to the city with South African Airways, the airline has leased a 747 to use on the Lagos-JFK route, twice a week according to justplanes.com.

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User currently offlineAirstud From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 3153 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 1243 times:

Hey, what WAS the deal with that SAA agreement - JFK-Lagos on SAA equipment but with a Nigeria Airways code; or what?

And, are ALL of Nigeria's planes as dull-looking as the one in the picture, or is it just because that one is leased (rushed paint job)?

Thanks. I like African carriers; I hope Ghana Airways manages to stay aloft.



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User currently offlinePlanenutz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 1225 times:

What terminal does Nigeria Airways operate from at JFK? Still with SAA at T3?



User currently offlineYyz717 From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 16456 posts, RR: 55
Reply 3, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 1199 times:

SAA cancelled the JNB-LOS-JFK 743 route due to heavy losses.




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User currently offlineAirFranceJFK From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 481 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 1175 times:

The old Nigeria Airways code share service operated with an SAA 747-300 from JFK to LOS and onto JHB.

Not sure which terminal they are operating from now. Since there is no cooperation with SAA, they might move back to Terminal 4.


User currently offlineFlyguy1 From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 1746 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1127 times:

They operate from Terminal 4.


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User currently offlineShamrock_747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 1119 times:

Airstud,

The aircraft (leased from Air Atlanta Icelandic) looks dull because it has not been repainted since it was aquired from Virgin Atlantic - the red and purple areas have just been removed.

Shamrock_747


User currently offlineKonstantinos From Greece, joined Jun 2001, 389 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1075 times:

They could have made the tail fin 'N' logo a bit bigger.

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