Delta Air Lines says it will suspend its flights between New York JFK airport and Lagos effective October 4, 2022.
Delta Air Lines Suspend New York-Lagos Flights
The airline, which disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, said the nonstop flight service would be halted to fit the ‘current demand environment’.
Delta, however, said its flight services from Lagos to Atlanta would offer onward connections to New York and other cities across the United States.
The statement read, “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.”
KanyiDaily had also reported that British Airways is considering stopping flights to Nigeria from December 1, 2022, due to its $464m trapped in the country.