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Two airlines pull flights to Nigeria over fund restrictions

Posted 9 June 2016 · Add Comment

Two international airlines have suspended flights to Nigerian airports over governmental fund restrictions.

United Airlines is ending its flights between Lagos and Houston, and Iberia has also cancelled its flights to Nigeria.
 
President Muhammadu Buhari introduced the restrictions last year in attempts to combat the country’s economic crisis.
 
The affect on aviation has highlighted how the economic crisis in Nigeria is affecting the entire continent’s economy, with the country being one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies.  
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