The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has given an update on resumption of domestic flights and reopening of airports.
NCAA’s DG, Musa Nuhu in a letter to all airline operators said domestic flights are postponed indefinitely.
The letter reads: “Following the announcement by the presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19 on the resumption of domestic flights, we wish to inform the industry that the resumption of domestic flights has been postponed until such a time when a new date is determined and announced,” the letter read.
“The closure of Nigerian airports to all international flights will continue until a date of resumption is determined and announced.
“Emergency and essential flights are exempted from this restriction but shall comply with existing COVID-19 protocols for approvals and flight operations.”
Okay.ng recalls that June 21 was forecasted for domestic flights to resume operations in the country.
However, NCAA DG while representing Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing, on Thursday, said June 21 is not a feasible date to resume flights.