FG announces resumption of domestic flights

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The Nigerian Government has announced the resumption of domestic flights in the country.

According to the minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, Abuja and Lagos airports will resume domestic operations on July 8, while the Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri, and Maiduguri airports would resume on the 11th. Other airports are also expected to resume operations on the 15th.

He further stated that those who want to travel out of the country will have to wait a bit longer.

”The flights will commence with the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja and the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos.

“The Port Harcourt , Owerri and Maiduguri airports will reopen to flights on the 11th of July, while other airports across the country will join on the 15th of July.

“Passengers looking to travel out of the country will have to wait a bit longer as the dates for the restart of international flights into and out of the country will be announced later.

“Passengers are highly advised to follow all the safety guidelines and protocols put in place to ensure that the airports don’t become channels of infection for the dreaded coronavirus.”


  1. What matter most is the safety of the passengers, the authority of the airport should make sure that they put in place what the passengers will need to sanitize themselves before getting into the plane. Don’t put the lives of the people in danger if COVI-19 is real.

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