Nigerian carriers are reported to have increased air fares by 60% due to fluctuations in the price of aviation fuel, Jet-A1coupled with the Naira devaluation. Former Secretary-General, Airline Operators of Nigeria, Mohammed Tukur, said “the airline operators have even tried. When the naira started falling, they did not increase airfares. But since it has persisted and is now affecting Jet-A1, they have to adjust the fares in order to survive.” “A lot of people do not have money to fly again. People are cutting down on travels in order to save money and this is because of the economic hardships.”

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