Global Travel News And Updates
Nigeria has closed its main airport in the capital, Abuja, for six weeks to permit badly wanted repairs to be carried out. It comes after airways threatened to stop flying there due to safety considerations over the state of the runway.
From now, these wishing to travel to Abuja are being encouraged to as a substitute fly to the northern metropolis of Kaduna, 190km away. Ethiopian Airlines is at present the one company offering international flights to Kaduna, which has been hit just lately by a spate of kidnappings. The government has arrange a devoted Abuja Airport Closure website, the place passengers can e-book free bus tickets for the 2-hour journey by street. At least 61 folks have died in fierce dust storms throughout 4 Indian states since Sunday evening, with officials warning of more unhealthy climate to return. High-velocity winds and lightning devastated many villages, bringing down homes and leaving dozens injured. The northern state of Uttar Pradesh reported the highest dying toll – 38.