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Nigeria records more than 41,000 flight delays [Business Africa]

Nigeria records more than 41,000 flight delays [Business Africa]

Nigeria, faced with the challenge of punctuality in airports, cancelled more than 700 national and international flights and recorded more than 41,000 delays in 2018.

The figures are awing and have cost the Nigerian economy hundreds of billions of dollars in losses. 734 flights to all destinations were cancelled and more than 41,000 delays were recorded between January and December 2018.

In addition, 41,498 pieces of luggage were found out of the 45,058 missing, according to the Consumer Protection Department of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority.

 

 

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Armella Nga speaks to Chris Aligbe, an aviation expert from Lagos, Nigeria on this.

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