Nigerian airlines raise alarm as aviation fuel, foreign exchange crisis worsens


The domestic airlines in Nigeria have called on the federal government to as a matter of urgency look into the myriad of challenges confronting them which they said have left them to struggle between life and death.

In a statement issued by the operators early Wednesday morning, the operators particularly cited how the scarcity and exorbitant price of aviation fuel and the unavailability of foreign exchange have worsened their situation.

Besides the two factors, the airlines equally lamented how the recent closure of the domestic airport runway at the Lagos airport by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria under a very short notice has further complicated the already bad…

Source: Nigerian Tribune