#Trending: Arik Airlines Criticised for Overbooking

As you read this post, Arik Air is currently trending on Twitter for the wrong reasons. The airline is reported to have overbooked a flight leaving Lagos for Benin by 42 passengers. Pictures of angry passengers crowding its check-in desk are flying all over the social media especiallyTwitter.

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Angry Passengers. Image: @EditiEffiong

Arik is the largest local airline in West Africa. The company has been under intense pressure, reportedly attributed to finance and harsh economic conditions.

Image credit: @ogundamisi

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