Airlines to pay compensation for delayed, canceled flights – Minister

Minister of Aviation, Festus Keyamo

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

The Minister of Aviation, Mr 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 on a weekly basis 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 on a weekly basis, please publish the list of airlines that dont 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?(NAN)