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FG approves the reopening Abuja, Lagos, three other airports from June 21

FG approves the reopening Abuja, Lagos, three other airports from June 21

The Nigerian Government has released a list of five airports where domestic flights will resume on the announced date of June 21.

Director-General of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, Musa Nuhu in a statement on Tuesday said more airports will be added gradually after flights will resumption in the five airports.

According to him, “the closure of Nigerian airports to domestic flights has been extended to 2300 on June 20, 2020″.

“The gradual start of domestic flight operations will commence on June 21, 2020, with Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport Kano, Omagwa International Airport, Port Harcourt, and Sam Mbakwe Airport Owerri. Other airports will be gradually added to the network after a review and assessment.

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“All flights to any airport outside the five listed airports shall comply with the existing COVID-19 protocols for approvals.

“Emergency and essential flights are exempted from this restriction and shall comply with the existing COVID-19 protocols for approval,” he said.

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