Nigeria’s average airfare price hits N79,000 in September


Nigeria’s average price of air travel in September 2023 is N79,013.48.


The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, disclosed this on Monday in its recent Transport Fare Watch.

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According to the report, the transportation price is the same between August and September 2023.

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However, yearly, the figure represented an 8.70 per cent increase from N72,690 recorded in September last year.


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“In air travel, the average fare paid by air passengers for specified routes single journey was N79,013.48 in September 2023, showing no significant differences in the fare paid in the previous month. On a year-on-year basis, the fare rose by 8.70 per cent from N72,690.54 in September 2022”, the report stated.


However, checks by DAILY POST on Monday showed that the average airfare for a single trip from Abuja to Lagos is over N100,000.

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