Flight Movement Domestically Falls By 215% In The First Quarter Of 22

Flight Movement Domestically Falls By 215% In The First Quarter Of 22

The date for the full return of international flights into the country was set for September 5 by the Federal Government on Thursday.

The domestic flight movement had a substantial fall of 215% in the first quarter of 2022 (Q1’22) to 23,599 from 74,537 reported in the equivalent period of 2021, reflecting the crisis wracking the aviation industry.

However, the number of flights canceled at all of the country’s airports decreased as well, from 41,328 in the first quarter of 21 to 14,130 in the first quarter of 22.

According to flight data for Q1’22 from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Air Peace had the most flight movements (6,669) and the most delayed flights (4,241) during this period.

Ibom Air finished in second with 2,981 flight movements and 923 delayed flights altogether. Following with 2,955 flight changes and 1,937 delayed flights was Arik Air.

However, in Q1 of 21 Air Peace, Dana Air, and Max Air experienced the highest flight delays in Nigerian airports.

Air Peace had the most number of flight movements (17,861) and the greatest number of delayed flights (9,908) in Q1 of 21.

 

 

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