Tag Archives: Flights

COVID-19: Ghana To Reopen International Airport From September 1st

After five months, Ghana has announced the reopening of its international airport but with new regulations in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the president confirmed on Tuesday. Kotoka International Airport, located outside the capital Accra, was closed in March along with other border points in a bid to contain the virus in the West…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Postpones Resumption Of International Flights To September 5

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has shifted the the reopening of international airports to September 5, Channels TV reports. Recall that Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika had earlier revealed August 29 as the initial date of resumption. However, Director-General of the NCAA, Musa Shuaibu Nuhu on Thursday, made the latest update during a Presidential…

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Nigerian Government Says Stranded Nationals In UAE Can Return From August 29

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said with the August 29 resumption of international flights, Nigerians in a viral footage who claimed to have been compelled to flee to the desert by the United Arab Authorities could return home. The video which drew many criticism showed the stranded individuals standing in an open ground outside a city…

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COVID-19: FG Grants Gradual Resumption Of International Flights

The Federal Government has begun the process of reopening International airports for operations and train services across the country as COVID-19 cases continues to be recorded daily. Mr Boss Mustapha, the Chairman of Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), disclosed this while speaking at their daily briefing on Thursday in…

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COVID-19: Aviation Minister Says International Flights Will Resume When It Is Safe

On Monday July 27, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 gave a press briefing in Abuja and during the exercise, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika stated that efforts are being made to review the ban imposed on international flights in the country. According to him, the government was planning to reopen the airports for…

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Minister Of Aviation Says Meals Will No Be Longer Served Aboard Domestic Flights

Hadi Sirika, Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, has announced that there will be no serving of meals aboard flights upon the resumption of local airports. This is part of new measures to limit contamination and the spread of COVID-19 as flights resume domestically on the 8th of July. Sirika while speaking in Abuja said people boarding…

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Nigeria’s Minister Of Aviation Announces Resumption Of Domestic Flights

On Wednesday, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika announced the resumption of domestic flights in the country. He made this known via his official Twitter account where he stated that 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…

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Donald Trump Bans All Inbound Flights From Europe To Fight Coronavirus, Excludes The UK

US President, Donald Trump has announced restrictions on all inbound flights from Europe for a month after more than 1200 confirmed cases of coronavirus outbreak in the country. According to Quartz, it is arguably the most stringent peacetime restriction on travel in US history. He specified that the ban would not include the United Kingdom…

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