By Chinenye Festus:-
Director-General of The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Musa Shuaibu Nuhu, on Thursday said the resumption of international flights which was scheduled to resume August 29 has now been shifted to September 5.
Musa revealed the news during a Presidential Task Force COVID-19 briefing in Abuja.
“We have other non-aviation logistics we are still working on, mostly the COVID-19 protocol tests and online platform,” he said. “We need to get this ready.”
Mr. Nuhu described September 5 as a “sacrosanct date”, noting that “the initial announcement was anytime from the 29th.”
“In due course, we will be announcing the protocols for the resumptions and we will be giving further details,”he said.
Hopefully early next week, we will release this.”
He said while airlines and airports were ready to operate, other non-aviation logistics prompted the one-week extension, Nuhu maintained September 5 as a “sacrosanct date”, noting that “the initial announcement was anytime from the 29th.”
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