Lufthansa Airlines has designated Lagos as its new centre and regional head office of its Sub-Saharan sales, station and administration.
In a statement, the German largest carrier said it will coordinate marketing and sales for the airline across the continent, including East African and Southern Africa n countries from the centre.
“Nigeria has always played a key role in Lufthansa’s intercontinental network and now we are creating a new organization that will benefit from the country’s economical size and business prospects as a leading regional business hub”
This statement was made by Claus Becker, Managing Director Sub-Sahara Africa, who will head the new organization.
The decision of choosing Lagos as the headquarters of Lufthansa sales organization will not only secure jobs here but also bring more employment opportunities for Nigeria, Becker said.