Nigeria

In 1980 a project was under way where Transair was to rent and crew one or possibly two B 727 to the domestic company Central Airlines. One class of cabin crew even completed training at the Transair facilities in Malmö and at the same time one aircraft (SE-DDB) was painted in Central Airlines colors, titles and all. This aircraft continued to serve for Transair in their regular charter operations.

B 727 in Central Airlines colors

Staff from Malmö travelled to Nigeria prior to the planned start of the rent and pictures from that event can be viewed here below.


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The hangar in Nigeria.
The hangar in Nigeria.
TSA Chief Hostess and Sven Andersson are inspecting the catering facilities, and as can be seen from the picture, there are a few things that could be improved...
TSA Chief Hostess and Sven Andersson are inspecting the catering facilities, and as can be seen from the picture, there are a few things that could be improved…
Captain Rolf Johnsson outside the door of the Chief Pilot´s office.
Captain Rolf Johnsson outside the door of the Chief Pilot´s office.
The Central Airlines head office.
The Central Airlines head office.
This is the house where TSA Captain Rune Glad lived during his service in Nigeria in the 1960´s.
This is the house where TSA Captain Rune Glad lived during his service in Nigeria in the 1960´s.