International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Nigeria Airways: The Grace and Grass Experience (A Case Study)
Oghojafor, Ben Emukufia Akpoyomare, Alaneme, Gloria Chinyere

This paper reviewed the activities of the Nigeria Airways Limited from its glorious days to the time of its demise. The study is both a library as well field study implying that desk researches and interviews were conducted. The study is meant for the teaching and learning of cases for both under graduate and graduate students to elucidate some of the likely challenges to government run businesses like an airline. It is suitable for general management courses and management of public enterprises because it enables a discussion about administration and extent of governments’ involvement. The setting is a developing nation – Nigeria. The industry background before and after independence, and the transition within the Nigerian airways were examined. The study concluded by asking the students to make suggestions on whether or not there is need for a national carrier and what needs to be done to make it successful and competitive.

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