Lagos to London Direct Flight Price: Man Celebrates as Airlines Slash Prices, Bring it to N470,000

Lagos to London Direct Flight Price: Man Celebrates as Airlines Slash Prices, Bring it to N470,000

  • A Twitter user, @McCartney000, highlighted a significant drop in airline ticket prices from London to Nigeria, with return tickets now as low as N470,000
  • He pointed at some airlines' “deliberate wickedness,” suggesting that these lower prices could have been offered earlier
  • Amidst the controversy, @McCartney000 appreciated Airpeace, although it’s unclear whether the price drop is a temporary promotional offer

In a surprising turn of events, a man indicated that airlines have drastically reduced their ticket prices to Nigeria.

An X user, @McCartney000, recently brought this to light, expressing his astonishment at the sudden price drop.

The man spoke about prices crash
He pointed at the current price of fight from London. Photo credit: @mcCartney000
Source: TikTok

According to @McCartney000, the cost of a return ticket to Nigeria has plummeted to as low as N470, 000.

This revelation has sparked a wave of reactions on social media, with many questioning the sudden price drop.

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The Twitter user indicated that there might be some “deliberate wickedness,” implying that the airlines could have offered these lower prices all along but chose not to.

He expressed his frustration at having to pay over £1,000 for tickets in the past.

However, amidst the controversy, @McCartney000 took a moment to appreciate Airpeace for their service. It remains unclear whether the price drop is a temporary promotional offer or a permanent change.

In his words:

"All the airlines have ridiculously dropped there prices to Nigeria, you can get a ticket as low as £329 return. This is deliberate wickedness, so prices can be this cheap and you’re making us pay over 1k."

Impact on FX

When asked if the success of Nigerian airlines will have a direct impact on foreign exchange, AbdulFatai Khan, a business analyst, answered thus:

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“Yes. It will improve the value of the naira by reducing the pressure on the local currency and also reduce the demand for fx by travellers which forms one of the major causes of the devaluation in naira.”

Airpeace's evolution

Air Peace is a prominent airline in Nigeria and West Africa, offering both scheduled passenger and charter flights.

The airline is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, and operates from Murtala Muhammed International Airport.

Air Peace provides services to 20 major cities within Nigeria at competitive fares. In addition to domestic flights, it also offers regional services to Accra, Banjul, Dakar, Douala, Freetown, and Monrovia, and is expanding its network with international routes such as Uk, Johannesburg and Mumbai.

See the X post below:

Passenger breaks silence after flying Air Peace

Meanwhile, earlier reported that after flying with Air Peace from Lagos to London on May 30, a Nigerian lady came online to share her experience.

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The lady took to TikTok to rate her trip with Air Peace on its inaugural flight in the Lagos-London route.

The air passenger, @estherbb59, said she was impressed by what she saw during the flight, which has gained attention in news media.


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