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Local airlines record slow traffic after Yuletide rush

Local airlines record slow traffic after Yuletide rush

Aviation
Lagos records 551,380 passengers in six month Domestic air travel has returned to its low traffic profile of the COVID-19 era after the December rush at major airports across the country. The Guardian observed that traffic across major routes has dropped by 50 per cent, with attendant impacts on load factors and airlines’ frequencies. This is coming as the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) hinted that the Murtala Muhammad Airport (MMA), Lagos, recorded a total of 551,380 passenger traffic, with a total of 6, 261 aircraft movements from July to December last year. The Chief Operating Officer (COO) of one of the carriers, yesterday, said the latest drop in traffic was expected in the New Year and in the middle of a pandemic. “Do not forget that we are still facing the...