Domestic flights will resume operations in Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja and Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos from Wednesday, July 8, 2020, the aviation minister Hadi Sirika, announced on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, through his twitter handle. Also Read – Perceived Abundance; The Nigerian Wealth Mirage
The minister also says that the Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri, and Maiduguri airports will reopen for domestic operations on Saturday, July 11, while international flights will be announced in due course.
He also discloses that other airports in the country will resume operations on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Also Read – TOP 8 TECHNOLOGY TRENDS COVID-19 HAS BROUGHT UPON OUR WORLD
He tweeted, “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.”
Earlier the federal government had said that domestic operations would begin on June 21 but, director-general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Musa Nuhu, announced that the date was no longer realizable.