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Protest Rocks Lagos Airport As Air Peace Delays Flight For Over 12-hour




Scores of Nigerians on Thursday evening protested the delay of their flight by Air Peace on the Murtala Muhammad Native Airport in Lagos.

The passengers lamented that their flight was postponed with out prior discover by the airline from 8am until 8pm.

That is coming a couple of days after the Nigerian authorities mentioned airline operators within the nation should refund the total price of journey tickets to passengers after a two-hour delay.

“On home flights, delay past one hour, a service ought to present refreshment, and one phone name, or one SMS, or one e-mail. They need to ship you an SMS or e mail or name you to say, ‘I’m sorry, I’m delaying for one hour.

“Delay for 2 hours and past, the service shall reimburse passengers the total quantity of their tickets. For delays between 10pm and 4am, the service shall present lodge lodging, refreshment, meal, two free calls, SMS, e mail, and transport to-and-fro airport,” the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika had mentioned.

Information launched by NACA present that within the first quarter of this yr, out of the 14,662 home flights operated within the nation, 7,554 had been delayed.

Additionally, 562 flights had been delayed out of the 1,871 worldwide flights operated in a foreign country. 9 worldwide and 149 home flights had been canceled.

At the moment, there are 9 home airways working scheduled flights within the nation, whereas 19 airways function worldwide flights out and in of Nigeria, based on the NCAA knowledge.

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