Foreign airlines in Nigeria refuel in Accra

Foreign airlines flying to Nigeria have started to refuel in Accra and other places to avoid buying expensive and scarce jet fuel in Nigeria. The crash in the naira since a devaluation in June has led firms who market jet fuel locally, such as Total, Sahara and ConocoPhillips, to double the price to 220 naira a litre in August, and to as much as 400 naira this month, an airline executive said. Even at the higher costs, marketers’ lack of dollars has made fuel scarce. Some carriers have had aircraft…

Read More