Harmattan haze: Domestic airlines cancel more flights

December 28, 2017 6:37 am

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi Many domestic flights were on Wednesday delayed or cancelled outright as the harmattan haze, which the country has been experiencing in the last few weeks, became more serious. Our correspondent gathered that apart from Lagos-Abuja-Lagos flights, which operated normally, flights on many other routes were cancelled due to...

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Strike Over Pay Stops Flights of Nigeria’s Biggest Airline

December 22, 2016 12:26 pm

Workers unpaid since September by Nigeria’s biggest airline went on strike Tuesday, stranding thousands of passengers before a deal with labor unions was announced. Arik Air operations stopped before dawn, Ahmed Roland Maikudi, vice president of the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers, told The Associated Press.