Hurricane Sandy: Passengers Stranded At MMIA

Hurricane Sandy: Passengers Stranded At MMIA

Over hundreds of the United States of American-bound passengers were yesterday stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos due to the horrible weather storm, “Hurricane Sandy” that was predicted to hit most of the cities of the East coast of the United States yesterday.

Vanguard was at the international wing of the airport and gathered that most of the passengers that were booked to fly to America had their flights cancelled.

It was learnt that most of the airlines that were flying to the East coast of the United States  cancelled their flights for the day amongst which were Arik Air to New York, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Emirates and Etihad Airways.

When contacted, the spokesman for Arik Air, Mr. Banji Ola pointed out that the airline has cancelled all its flights on the Lagos-New York route as a result of the Hurricane Sandy that was expected to hit the East coast of the US on Monday.

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