Flights Record Low Turnout As Domestic Air Travel Resumes (PHOTOS)

Flights Record Low Turnout As Domestic Air Travel Resumes (PHOTOS)

Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ibikunle Daramola, Chike Oti
Murtala Muhammed Airport

Flights record low turnout as domestic flights resume operation on Wednesday, July 8, 2020.

Flights resume in Nigeria
Flights resume in Nigeria on July 8, 2020.

The Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja are the first two airports to reopen after the lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The five airlines that have been given approval to operate, have disclosed that they have witnessed very little bookings since the announcement for the reopening.

Flights resume in Nigeria
Flights resume in Nigeria on July 8, 2020.

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced the resumption of domestic flights in the country. In the statement he released, the Minister said the 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 airports are also expected to resume operations on the 15th.

Flights resume in Nigeria
Flights resume in Nigeria on July 8, 2020.

The resumption date for international flights has not been announced.

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