Aggrieved Passengers Drag AERO Contractors to Court for Cancellation of their Flight


Aggrieved passengers have dragged one of the Nigeria carriers Aero Contractors Development Ltd (Aero Contractors) to the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja over the delay and subsequent cancellation of their flight schedule.

In the Writ of Summons with Suit number FHC/ABJ/CS/1655/2023 filed on 7th December, 2023, the passengers through their Counsel Hyginus Ibega Esq commenced an action against the Airline asking for damages in millions of Naira.

According to the Writ of Summons sighted by BarristerNG, the Plaintiffs: Chief Sunny Oche Atta, Hon. Mrs Danladi Lami and Mr Akusa Bashir all bought the ticket of the airline which was supposed to depart from Abuja to Sokoto on 13th November, 2023. The Plaintiffs after checking in at the airport for the 12:00pm flight waited hopelessly till 7pm when the officials of the Airline came and told all passengers that the flight has been cancelled.

The matter has been assigned to Court 12 sitting at Federal High Court, Court 12, Central Building District, Abuja. The Defendant airline has been served of the Originating process and the matter is fixed for 18th March, 2024.

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