Nigeria aviation: Finding a balance for costs & airfares
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Passengers in the aviation sector are presently going through difficult times as domestic airlines have jacked up airfares by a minimum of almost 100%. And in a couple of months, if the trend continues, passengers may not find air travels attractive and probably resort to other means of travel.
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