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British Airways stops travel agents from paying in Naira, considers flight suspension


English Airways is purportedly thinking about preventing trips to Nigeria from December 1, 2022, as the caught $464m unfamiliar aircrafts’ asset emergency waits in the country.

The aircraft has apparently shut its stock, importance travel planners wouldn’t have the option to give new tickets for their clients, however people can purchase tickets just on the web, just in dollars.

It is guessed that the choice was produced to moderate the results of hindered assets as unfamiliar carriers intend to make a radical move including suspension of trips to compel the Nigerian Government to deliver their assets.

Emirates Airlines had previously declared that it would suspend trips to Nigerian from September 1 over a similar issue as the UAE transporter has more than $85m caught in Nigeria.

Day to day Trust revealed that the National Executive Council of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA) affirmed the advancement concerning British Airways.

Individuals from the affiliation were told not to issue or pay for tickets past December following the new turn of events and cutoff time gave to Nigerian government by British Airways.

The notice read;

“The National Executive Council of NANTA just finished up a conference with British Airways and British Airways passes confirmation that it stays committed on to overhauling the necessities of travel services in Nigeria.

“As individuals might know that British Airways shut stock today, kindly be educated that, this stock conclusion is an important move initiated by British Airways to moderate increment of their caught reserves.

“In any case, British Airways gives consolation that it is as yet flying all through Nigeria and is as of now looking for sincere answers for address the requests of its clients.”

Travel planners were likewise informed that tickets must be given online with installment made in dollars.

The subsequent reminder read;

“The above message is the new improvement concerning British aviation routes. Tickets will be given in USD from this time forward and just on the web.

“They have likewise given the Nigerian government a cutoff time in December. By which time on the off chance that installment isn’t made, they will shut down all trips into and out of Nigeria.

“Kindly don’t pay for or issue tickets past December. We will refresh you when we get any new turns of events.”

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