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Arik passengers stopped from entering Abuja airport by union

20 April 2016, 21:32

Abuja - Arik Air passengers were stopped from entering Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport hall by angry aviation union members, Punch reported.

Over 200 passengers were directed to converge at ticket counters even though they desperately pleaded with unionists to follow through with their journey's.

The unionist had stationed themselves at the departure hall after arriving early and started denying passenger’s entry.

Also read: Pregnant woman found dead aboard Arik Air flight

The carrier suspended its services for the rest of the day.

Arik spokesperson, Bani Ola, stated that the unionists are fighting a court case, demanding the airline should clear its N12,5 billion debt owed by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria.

For more on this story visit Punch


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