Nigerian Eagle Airlines, formerly Virgin Nigeria Airways Ltd, the nationâ€s fully private sector flag carrier, has introduced new domestic fare pricing structure to further stimulate the market and boost patronage.
The new structure comes in three classes for all economy class bookings while business class retains its two fare structure, thus offering competitive fares to travelers on the domestic routes. The new domestic fare pricing structure greatly differs from the old Virgin Nigeria structure as the pricing has now been consolidated into three fare structure as against the five structures.
Announcing the new structure in Lagos, the Chief Commercial Officer, Mr Jimmy Kibati, said the new domestic fare pricing structure had been drawn to reduce the seeming complexities for booking agents and the travelling public. â€œOne of the Nigerian Eagle Airlines brand commitment is to constantly stimulate the market by introducing competitive fares as well as reviewing its entire operations towards offering a convenient means of transport as well as value for money by offering all Nigerians quality air travel at prices they can afford,â€ Kibati said.
guaranteed flexible and predictable stable fare offerings as more seats have been allocated to each of the classes thus making cheaper fares readily available for passengers. Under the new fare pricing structure, the economy class has the full economy fare that permits changes at any time.
Nigerian Eagle Airlines recently recorded major milestones such as signing Technical Services Agreement with Ethiopian Airlines that covers crew training, aircraft maintenance as well as resource
pooling, It also has a code-share and interline agreement with Kenya Airways to strengthen its presence on the Johannesburg and other international routes.