Nigerian Government Announces Resumption Of Local Flights
Nigerian government has announced commencement of local flights in segments. The airports in Lagos and Abuja will resume domestic flights on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, while the Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri and Maiduguri airports will follow on July 11, 2020, Hadi Sirika, the Minister of Aviation tweeted Wednesday.
Other airports will resume on July 15, 2020, he said, adding that the date for the resumption of operations at the international airports will be “announced in due course.”
The move marks another bold move by the Nigerian authorities to rejig the economy despite rising cases of the coronavirus pandemic that has battered the economy.
I am glad to announce that Abuja & Lagos airports will resume domestic operations on the 8th of July, 2020. Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri & Maiduguri to resume on the 11th. Other airports on the 15th. Date for international to be announced in due course. Bear with us, please 🇳🇬🙏🏽🇳🇬 — Hadi Sirika (@hadisirika) July 1, 2020