Nigerian Pilot Makes History As First African To Fly The World Solo

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The pilot has completed the entire circumnavigation in a Cirrus SR22, stopping in more than 15 countries on five continents, returning to Washington DC, where his journey began back in September.

The Chairman of Air Djibouti, Aboubaker Omar Hadi, says: "By supporting initiatives like Lola's flight around the world, Air Djibouti hopes to inspire a new generation of pilots in Africa and help to pave the way for the aviation industry to thrive in the region.

"With the commencement of the Single African Air Transport Market set for June 2017, air travel in the continent is positioned to grow rapidly and become a key contributor to the region's economic and social development."

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