Monday, 29 August 2016

Airline operations disrupted by power outage at Lagos Airport

Flight operations were disrupted at the international terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, for two days – Saturday and Sunday – following continued power outage there, Chat 212fm reports.

The General Manager, Public Affairs, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Yakubu Dati, confirmed the development on Sunday in Lagos but indicated that FAAN had apologised to passengers, airlines and the general public for the inconvenience caused by the development and added that efforts were being made to find a lasting solution to it.

The power outage which had not been restored as at late Sunday evening had affected international operations of airlines flying in and out of the airport. As at Saturday, Aug. 27, the disruption necessitated by the power failure affected international flights operated by KLM/Air France, British Airways, Lufthansa and South Africa Airways.