Passengers of Azman Air on Friday evening unleashed anger on officials of the Kano based airline over flight cancellation at Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, leaving a female staff collapsed and others with injuries.
Confusion ensued at the departure lodge of the domestic wing when the airline announced cancellation of two flight scheduled to depart for Lagos and Abuja.
Enraged by sad announcement, the passengers who could not hide their disappointment faced off against the officials of the airline, leaving bloody mouths and swollen faces on both sides.
It took the timely intervention of the airport security to calm the charged atmosphere.
The collapsed female staff was later resucitated sooner after she received first aid treatment.
One of the passengers, who was supposed to depart for Abuja lamented disappointment over the cancelled flight.
Abubakar, said the cancelled flight was initially scheduled for 6 am Friday to depart Kano-Abuja before it was shifted to 6pm, only to be rescheduled for Saturday morning without prior notice.
Another passenger, who do not want his name mentioned also revealed that Kano-Lagos flight was also shifted from Thursday evening to Friday morning and later rescheduled for Friday evening before the final cancellation.
Meanwhile, Azman on its official Twitter page said the flights on January 15th could not operate due to safety reasons.
The tweet read: “ NOTICE! Due to our Strong stance on SAFETY, we regret to announce that these flights scheduled for today 15th will not operate. We hereby implore all affected passengers to kindly accept our unreserved apologies for this unusual event.”