Airlines to pay compensation for delayed, canceled flights — Aviation Minister

The Ministry of Aviation, says it is working on plans to ensure that commercial airlines operating in Nigeria pay compensation to passengers for delayed or canceled flights starting from January 2024.

The Minister of Aviation, Festus Keyamo, said this when he appeared before the Joint Committee of the National Assembly on Aviation for 2024 budget defense.

He said that the ministry also plans to publish the list of airlines that delayed or canceled flights in the media every week as part of the efforts.

“I have called the customers’ satisfactory commission regarding the treatment of Nigerians.”

“And I have said at the last address that I gave during our stakeholders meeting in Lagos and our retreat in Warri.”

“I said weekly, please publish the list of airlines that do not fly as at when due, canceled flights, delayed flights, how many hours it was delayed,” he said.

Keyamo added: “For every delay, there is a report, an actual report by the regulator, what did they do? Did they pay compensation?”

Source: Daily Nigerian

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