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Domestic Flights Resume July 8- Had I Sirika _Ada Nkong

The Federal government has given approval for domestic flights which have been suspended in Nigeria since March 2020 will finally resume on the 8th of July, 2020. A statement signed by James Odaudu ,Director public affairs , Ministry of aviation reports the Minister of Aviation Senator Hadi Sirika as having announced this on Wednesday. He… Continue reading Domestic Flights Resume July 8- Had I Sirika _Ada Nkong

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FAAN Carries Out Flight Simulation at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Ahead of Flight Resumption_Ada Nkong

In line with global standards for aviation operations in view of Covid-19, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has conducted simulation excercise at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja to test all the protocols designed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 at the Airports ahead of flight resumption.During the simulation excercise which took place… Continue reading FAAN Carries Out Flight Simulation at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Ahead of Flight Resumption_Ada Nkong

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Flight Resumption May Not Result in Fares Hike – Hadi Sirika_Ada Nkong

Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika has assured Nigerians that the expected re-opening of the airspace for domestic flights may not necessarily lead to a hike in fares. A statement by James Odaudu Director pubkic affairs , Ministry of Aviation says the Minister who gave the assurance while responding to reporters’ questions at Monday's daily briefing… Continue reading Flight Resumption May Not Result in Fares Hike – Hadi Sirika_Ada Nkong

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We Have Not Received Any Apology For Flying Naira Marley- Ministry of Aviation_Ada Nkong

Executive Jets, the company suspended for flying Naira Marley to Abuja for a concert has allegedly tendered an apology.Reports say the apology was contained in a letter addressed to Sirika on Monday, Sam Iwu, the company’s chief executive officer, apologised over the incident.The Minister of Aviation had announced during the daily PTF briefing that the… Continue reading We Have Not Received Any Apology For Flying Naira Marley- Ministry of Aviation_Ada Nkong

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Naira Marley Concert: Private Jet Company Violated Approval- Hadi Sirika_Ada Nkong

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika says the Private Jet company , Executive Jets, which took Naira Marley to and from Abuja acted fraudulently in violation of the approval they were given. Sirika who spoke during the PTF daily briefing says the company got approval to fly Justice Adefope Okojie and not Naira Marley so… Continue reading Naira Marley Concert: Private Jet Company Violated Approval- Hadi Sirika_Ada Nkong

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Uncertainty Over Resumption of Domestic Flights 21 June_Ada Nkong

The Federal Government says civil aviation authorities will determine the resumption of domestic flights in the country, This comes after an earlier information that operators were to work towards resuming 21 June. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, said this during a briefing in Abuja on Thursday. While giving his… Continue reading Uncertainty Over Resumption of Domestic Flights 21 June_Ada Nkong

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Only 5 Airports to Reopen 25- NCAA_Ada Nkong

The Federal Government says only five airports will be reopened when flight operations resume on Saturday, June 21. According to a circular by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), , all other airports are to remain closed for further assessment. The memo also says that Nigeria’s airspace remains closed to international flights. The domestic airports… Continue reading Only 5 Airports to Reopen 25- NCAA_Ada Nkong

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Domestic Flights to Resume 21st June_Ada Nkong

The FG says domestic flights will resume 21st June 2020.Recall that domestic flights have been suspended since March as one of the measures to to control the spread of the Coronavirus.A statement by James Odaudu ,Director Public affairs ministry of aviation says, Minister of Aviation Senator Hadi Sirika who disclosed this at Monday’s briefing of… Continue reading Domestic Flights to Resume 21st June_Ada Nkong

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Full Text NCAA Released Post Covid-19 Protocol For International Flights_Ada Nkong

As the world prepares to return to normal activities post covid-19, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authorities has released guidelines for international flights. A statement signed by James Odaudu , Director public affairs ,Ministry of Aviation says among other things, flight crew are to wear PPE for the duration of the flight. See the full document… Continue reading Full Text NCAA Released Post Covid-19 Protocol For International Flights_Ada Nkong