Airlines Hike Fares For As Domestic Flights
Domestic Flights Fares Hiked as airlines resume domestic operations, the Federal Government had announced
Wednesday July 8th as resumption date for domestic flight after the March 30th lockdown
NSL Learnt: There has been a significant increase in the airfares as Airlines prepare to resume operations Wednesday.
Domestic Flights Fares Hiked in all class of tickets for one-hour flights from Lagos to Abuja.
Dana Air on Economy Discount sold for N33,000 for a one way Lagos to Abuja flight, the Economy Flexible
plan sold for N70,500.
Azman had economy tickets sold for N33,000 while business class sold for N60,000 for the same 1hour, 15 minutes’ trip.
Air Peace for its Economy-Flexi Domestic plan sold for N33,001 for a one way Lagos-Abuja trip while its
business class ticket sold for N80,000.
Arik Air’s Economy plan was the lowest with N29,189 for economy and 71,532 for business class flights for a
one-way Lagos to Abuja trip.
One of the business class one-way trips sold for N126,199 for a trip slated for 4 pm.
In Air Peace’s economy flight breakdown, the base fare was N14, 239 while taxes and other fares made up
the remaining N18, 762, pushing the total amount to N33,001.
Before the lockdown, economy tickets could go for as low as N15,000 and as high as N40,000 for a
one-hour flight. Arik to operate three daily flights
Meanwhile, Arik Air has said that it will be operating three daily flights from Lagos to Abuja in the first phase of the aviation restart.
The airline noted that Port Harcourt will be added to the schedule from Saturday, July 11, 2020, when the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa would be reopened for operations