As Nigeria grapples with the re-establishment of a national carrier, insurance companies are tightening their hold on airliners operating in the country, with an increase in insurance premiums, as drama unfolds at airports with some planes deemed unfit for flight, would-be thieves arrested on flights, stowaways found accessing planes due to lax security at airport terminals or doors falling off and passengers getting blamed!
Policy Somersault, Insecurity, Raise Airlines' Insurance Premium
This Day, 2 August 2019
Nigerian airlines have increasingly continued to pay higher insurance premium for aircraft insurance, THISDAY has learnt. Read more »
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