• Arik, Aero, Dana suspend Lagos-Accra flights over Forex scarcity

    Arik, Aero, Dana suspend Lagos-Accra flights over Forex scarcity

    Nigerian Indigenous airlines, Arik Air, Aero Contractors and Dana Air, have suspended sched­uled commercial flight operations between Lagos and Accra, Ghana, owing to the exorbitant foreign exchange (forex) cost.

    It was learnt that the airlines said they found it uneconomical to contin­ue doing business on the route given that charges paid to Ghana’s airport and regulatory agencies by for­eign airlines flying into the country are done in foreign currencies.

    “Most of our passengers are Nigerians and they usu­ally buy return tickets and […]