Abuja - The British airline Virgin Atlantic Airways has pulled out of Nigeria, Nation reports.
The airline reportedly also sacked all Nigerian cabin crew and shut its call centre in Ikeja, Lagos.
The airline is yet to officially announce its exit from the Nigerian market but a source said the development might be connected to a poor relationship between the airline and the government.
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The airline started operations in Nigeria in 2003 after the government of former president Olusegun Obasanjo invited Sir Richard Branson to launch a domestic carrier in the country, following the liquidation of Nigeria Airways.
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- News 24