The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced that the country will resume international flight operations on August 29.
The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this announcement on Monday 17, August 2020 in Abuja at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.
Sirika said the PTF is very glad to announce the resumption of the international flights adding that they have, however, become used to physical distancing, wearing of masks, washing on hands, temperature taking and other precautionary practices and all these will continue.
He further explained that the process for the resumptions of international flights in the country will be similar to that of the domestic flight resumption.
According to the Minister, the resumption will commence on Saturday 29, August 2020 at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
Sirika thanked Nigerians for their patience while the ban on the flights was enforced and gave an assurance that the protocols and procedures for resumption will be announced in due course.