Nigerian Government Postpones International Flights Resumption

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The Nigerian Government on Friday announced the postponement of  the scheduled resumption of International flights in the country by a week due to what it termed ‘non-aviation  logistics.’

The West African country had  initially announced it was to resume international flights “anytime” from August 29th.

The new date announced by the Director-General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, (NCAA), Captain Musa Nuhu at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force, PTF on COVID-19 in Abuja would now be 5th of September, 2020.

According to the  NCAA Director-General, “the aviation sector including the airports is ready to resume on the 29th. However, we have other non-aviation  logistics we are still working on mostly to do with the COVID-19 protocols, tests, and online platforms. We need to get this in place so that we will have a smooth and efficient resumption of international flights without difficulties for all the passengers.”

 

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