FG announces resumption of International Flights

The Nigerian Government has announced the resumption of International Flights.

Nigeria's Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made the announcement on Monday evening. In his words;

"Glad to announce the resumption of international flights from the 29th of August, 2020. Beginning with Lagos & Abuja as we did with the domestic flight resumption."

"Protocols and procedures will be announced in due course. We thank you for your patience".

At a briefing in Abuja, he said four flights would begin landing daily in Lagos and four in Abuja.

Nigeria resumed domestic flights on July 8, and Sirika said there had been no confirmed coronavirus transmissions on flights.

Nigeria's airports have been shut down since March 23 to all but essential international flights as part of the country's efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

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