FG approves 200 passengers per aircraft for international airlines

Nigeria postpones resumption of international flights to Sept 5

Musa Nuhu

 

The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Musa Nuhu, who disclosed this in a statement in Lagos weekend, said, “Following the partial resumption of international flights approved by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) and the subsequent request for additional flight frequencies by airlines, an updated flight schedule is hereby given.

“The Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos with the new update is to see on the average 2,200 passengers daily, while the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, is to witness averagely, 1,400 passengers on daily basis. A total of 25,200 seats per week is now available to foreign carriers to sell.’

“You shall ensure that all flight operations are conducted in compliance with COVID-19 health protocols as issued by aeronautical and public health authorities.

He said British Airways, Middle East Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Qatar Airways, RwandAir, Africa World Airlines, Asky Air Cote d’Ivoire, Delta Airlines and Egypt Air are the carriers approved to operate into the country.