The resumption of worldwide flights was delayed by the Federal Authorities after it was found that some logistics apart from aviation weren’t ready for resumption. This has pressured the federal government to increase the restriction for international flights.
The ban on worldwide flights had began on the finish of March 2020, which is 5 months since international flights had been allowed to function in Nigeria’s airspace. The federal government had introduced that the ban can be lifted on August 29, 2020, however the restriction was prolonged for every week.
The extension was introduced by the Director Normal of the NCAA Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Musa Shuaibu Nuhu. He stated airways are prepared for restoration, however different gamers within the aviation trade haven’t been ready for the August restoration date.
“We’ve different non-aerial logistics that we’re nonetheless engaged on, particularly the COVID-19 protocol checks and the net platform. We have to put together for it.” Nuhu stated this throughout the each day briefing of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 in Abuja on Thursday 27 August.
The brand new date for the resumption of worldwide flight is now September 5, 2020. Whereas stating that the brand new date was sacrosanct, Nuhu added that “Sooner or later, we’ll announce the protocols for resumption and provides extra particulars. Hopefully by the start of subsequent week, we’ll launch this. ” he stated: