Delta Airlines Suspends New York – Lagos Flight To Fit Current Demand

Delta Airlines has announced that it would soon suspend flight operations between New York- JFK and Lagos in other to fit the current demand environment.

The airline in a statement on Tuesday said the suspension will take effect from October 4, 2022.

TheFact Daily recalled that Emirates Airlines had announced that it would suspend its flight from September 1 because over $85million was trapped in Nigeria.

The Central Bank of Nigeria last Friday announced the release of $265m to foreign airlines.

However, the United States’ longest serving operator in Nigeria in a statement said, “Delta is suspending its nonstop service between New York-JFK and Lagos, to fit the current demand environment. The airline continues to operate service between Lagos and Atlanta and offers onward connections to New York and other cities across the United States.

“Customers impacted by our suspended New York-JFK to Lagos service will be re-accommodated on Delta-operated flights or services operated by our joint venture partners. Delta remains committed to the Nigeria market”, the statement said.

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