In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 02nd, July, 2020

There Will Be No Worldwide Flights For Now

There Will Be No International Flights For Now

International flights

Murtala Muhammad Airport

It has been revealed that the Federal Authorities on Wednesday says there is no such thing as a plan to restart worldwide flight operations in the intervening time.

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this identified through his official Twitter deal with.

He defined that home flights, would, nonetheless, begin from July eight with the Lagos and Abuja airports which might each open on the identical date.

Sirika famous that 4 different airports together with Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri and Maiduguri would resume from July 11 whereas different airports could be open efficient July 15.

He wrote, “I’m glad to announce that Abuja & Lagos airports will resume home operations on the eighth of July, 2020. Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri & Maiduguri to renew on the 11th. Different airports on the 15th. Date for worldwide to be introduced sooner or later. Bear with us.”


The minister added that preventive protocols outlined by the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management and the World Well being Organisation could be adopted from passenger facilitation to flight operations.

The nation’s airspace and airports had been shut to flight operations in March to curb the unfold of the coronavirus pandemic.

Important flights corresponding to these for evacuation and motion of medical provides have been, nonetheless, permitted.

The PUNCH had reported that Nigeria’s index case of the novel virus, an Italian businessman, flew a Turkish Airways flight into the Murtala Muhammad Worldwide Airport, Lagos from Milan, Italy, having transited by way of Istanbul, Turkey.

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Over 4 months later, coronavirus infections in Nigeria have risen to 26,484 together with 603 related deaths.

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