The minister of aviation, Hadi Sirika, has announced the resumption of domestic flights from airports in Lagos and Abuja on July 8, 2020.
The minister in a tweet on Wednesday night also set July 11 for flight resumption in airports in Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri and Mauduguri.
Hadi Sirika (@hadisirika) 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.”
International flights were suspended on March 23 in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus, while local flight were suspended from March 27, 2020.
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The government had initially set June 21 as the date of resumption for domestic flight only to late rule it unfeasible.
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