Aviation fuel scarcity disrupts flights across Nigeria

Scarcity of aviation fuel yesterday disrupted flights at airports nationwide, with many domestic carriers including DANA Air having to reschedule their flights between Lagos and Uyo due to the scarcity of JetA -1, another name for aviation fuel,
The Nation reports.

 

Aviation fuel scarcity disrupts flights across Nigeria
Aviation fuel scarcity disrupts flights across Nigeria

Worried over the trend, an operator in the oil and gas sector: CITA Petroleum Limited will today hold a stakeholders meeting on jet fuel supply in Nigeria. The meeting will hold in Lagos as a platform to proffer a solution that will remove all identified challenges.
According to a statement by the Chief Executive Officer of CITA,
Mr Thomas Ogungbangbe, the meeting will provide stakeholders the opportunity to solve the current supply difficulties in Nigeria and propose solutions against future re- occurrences. The meeting will also explore the necessity of planning long term solutions on how to enhance the jet fuel supply chain from-marine terminals to Nigerian airports.