British Airways has refuted media reports that it plans to stop operations to Nigeria over its $100m trapped in the country. It stated that publication in the media that the carrier had concluded plans to exit the country was untrue, stressing that it never issued any statement to the media indicating such. The airline in a statement said it has a long history in Nigeria, having begun operations in the country 80 years ago as Imperial Airways. It said Nigeria remains a strategic market for the airline, adding that its operations locally are very strong. According to the airline,” We have not issued any statements at any time indicating that we are on the verge of terminating operations in the country. We will continue daily operations into Nigeria.
Nigeria strategic to our operation, says British Airways
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