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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has on Monday stated that airfare rose by 97.90 per cent in 12 months from November 2021.

This is contained in a document titled: “Transport Fare Watch (November 2022),” the Bureau said average airfare rose from N37,022.97 in November 2021 to N73,267.57 in November 2022.

“In air travels fare, the average fare paid by air passengers for specified routes single journey, increased by 0.09 per cent on a month-on-month from N73,198.65 in October 2022 to N73,267.57 in November 2022.

“On a year-on-year, the fare rose by 97.90 per cent from N37,022.97 in November 2021,” It said.

According to NBS, on a year-on-year, however, the average fare paid by commuters for bus journeys within the city per drop rose by 42.69 per cent from N446.50 in November 2021.

The report says the average fare paid by commuters for bus journey intercity per drop rose to N3,848.48 in November 2022.

This is an increase of 0.07 per cent on a month-on-month compared to the value of N3,845.81 in October 2022.
NBS said on a year-on-year, the fare prices rose by 45.53 per cent from N2,644.50 in November 2021.

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