Domestic Flights May Resume June 21 – FG

A security official and medical personnel move around at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun / Channels TV
File {photograph} of security officers and medical personnel on the Nnamdi Azikwe Worldwide Airport in Abuja. {Photograph}: Sodiq Adelakun / Channels TV


The Federal Authorities on Monday said the ban positioned on residence flights is also lifted by June 21.

The Nationwide Coordinator of the Presidential Job Drive on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, stated this all through a briefing on the nation’s capital in Abuja.

Aliyu on the briefing moreover requested the aviation sector to begin to develop protocols that can lead to the resumption of residence flights any time from June 21.

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“The aviation enterprise is requested to begin out creating protocols to allow for residence flights to resume anytime from the 21st of June onwards.

“As soon as we are saying from June 21, we indicate that we’re getting ready the aviation sector in course of that date. That date couldn’t primarily be June 21, it may be June 26, 28 and even July 1.

“It depends on whether or not or not or not they’re prepared. So we’re giving them a timeframe of three weeks to begin out getting ready for residence flights.

“We’re giving an opportunity for the aviation sector that is carefully regulated to ensure that they start getting their acts collectively so that airports open up in a protected strategy,” Aliyu said.

Aliyu moreover well-known that after residence flights resume then preparations could possibly be made regarding interstate journey since you may’t have a ban on interstate journey and you have got people flying from one state to a unique.

He added that passengers could possibly be required to placed on masks or face shields and maintain bodily distancing whereas airports would moreover ought to mark areas to duplicate social distancing.

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