Breaking: International Flights To Resume August 29


ban imposed on local and international flights by four weeks.
Federal Government
has announced that international flights are to resume from August 29.

Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika announcing this in a tweet on Monday, August 17 adding that the flights would resume in Lagos and Abuja airports, just like the resumption of domestic flight.

His tweet reads;

Glad to announce the resumption of international flights from the 29th of August, 2020. Beginning with Lagos and Abuja as we did with the domestic flight resumption. Protocols and procedures will be announced in due course. We thank you for your patience.

This comes few days after Sani Aliyu, national coordinator of the presidential task force on COVID-19 asked the aviation authorities and airline operators to begin the process for the resumption of international flights.

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It would be recalled that Nigeria shut its airspace to international travel on March 23, 2020, to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

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Domestic flight operations began across the country on July 8 starting with Lagos and Abuja airports while Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri, Maiduguri and other airports reopened on July 11.

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