Flight operations at the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos have been suspended following the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Airlines with scheduled flights are already notifying passengers of the development.
African World Airlines (AWA), in a tweet, advised passengers to either rebook their flights or request a refund.
“Due to the 24-hour curfew imposed in Lagos from 1600hrs today, we have canceled flights AW 222/AW223 on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, and AW 208 / AW 211 on Wednesday, October 21, 2020,” it wrote.
“Passengers are urged not to proceed to the airport for these flights and contact us for rebooking/refund.”
The General Manager, Corporate Affairs of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Henrietta Yakubu, said all airlines are obliged to obey the Governor’s directive.
Sanwo-Olu imposed the curfew, which took effect from 4pm on Tuesday after violence broke out in various parts of the state amid #EndSARS protests.
Hoodlums exploited the situation unleashing attacks on protesters and security formations.
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