Minister Festus Keyamo, SAN, met with the Air France-KLM team, advocating for affordable ticket fares for Nigerians. The statement, disclosed by Mr. Tunde Moshood, Special Adviser on Media and Communications, highlights the minister’s push for accessible air travel options.

    Moshood stated that the team, led by Country Manager Christine Quantin, Key Account Manager Antonia Umunna, and Deputy Station Manager Damilola Ogunseye, expressed appreciation for the minister’s backing. They also engaged in discussions on various initiatives to enhance aviation services in Nigeria.

    Festus Keyamo — Aviation Minister

    During the meeting, Moshood highlighted Air France-KLM’s appreciation for the upgraded facilities at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, particularly lauding the improved experience at Wing E. The airline also expressed gratitude for the minister’s leadership in fostering smoother relations between their team and aviation regulatory agencies.

    Moreover, Moshood mentioned the airline’s announcement regarding the introduction of a new Airbus A330/A350 aircraft, underscoring its commitment to providing modern and enhanced services on Nigerian routes. This initiative aligns with Air France-KLM’s overarching objective of delivering a superior journey experience for Nigerian travelers.

    Additionally, Air France-KLM praised the minister for his intervention and successful facilitation of funds repatriation, highlighting the effectiveness of collaborative efforts in overcoming challenges within the aviation sector.

    Minister Festus Keyamo

    In his remarks, Minister Keyamo welcomed the airline team and stressed the importance of equitable pricing for Nigerian travelers. He urged Air France-KLM to consider offering lower-priced ticket fares to ensure parity with fares in neighboring regions.

    Overall, the meeting emphasized the mutual appreciation between the Nigerian government and Air France-KLM for their collaborative efforts in enhancing aviation services. It also highlighted the airline’s commitment to modernizing its fleet and providing exceptional travel experiences for passengers in Nigeria.

    The minister emphasized Nigeria’s dedication to fostering partnerships within the travel industry, highlighting the government’s open-door policy and readiness to collaborate with airlines. This commitment aims to improve travel accessibility and affordability for Nigerian citizens.

    What do I need to book a flight within Nigeria?

    Minister Festus Keyamo

    Domestic flights in Nigeria? Pack your bags! A valid ID like your National ID card will get you on board. While most airlines accept this, it’s always a good idea to double-check their policy directly or reach out to us for confirmation. This extra step ensures a smooth check-in and keeps you soaring stress-free.

    How to book a flight ticket in Nigeria?

    Booking a flight in Nigeria? It’s a breeze! Here’s how:

    1. Pick your Platform: Travelstart, Wakanow, or search online for reputable travel agencies.
    2. Search Flights: Enter your departure and arrival cities, along with your travel dates. Be flexible for better deals!
    3. Choose Your Flight: Pick the flight that fits your budget, schedule, and airline preference.
    4. Passenger Details: Fill in passenger information exactly as it appears on your ID.
    5. Extras (Optional): Add travel insurance or extra baggage if needed.
    6. Pay & Confirm: Choose your payment method (usually debit/credit card) and complete the booking. You’ll get a confirmation email with your e-ticket.

    Remember: Double-check passenger info and any additional fees before confirming. For domestic flights, your ID number might suffice for booking, but bring the original ID and booking reference when you fly.

    Have a great trip!

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