By Religion Yahaya, Abuja
There are indications that worldwide flights might resume earlier than October this 12 months, Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika has revealed.
Sirika gave an replace on the seemingly date for the resumption of worldwide flight through his twitter deal with, @hadisirika on Tuesday.
The tweet reads: “Worldwide flight resumption date is just not October. NAMA simply issued a routine 90 days’ Discover to Airmen (NOTAM). In liaison with Well being, Overseas Affairs, and PTF COVID-19, we are going to announce the agreed date, whatever the ban by Europe, UAE, and many others. Could also be sooner than October.”
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The federal authorities had initially stated it’ll liaise with the Financial Group of West African State (ECOWAS), different international locations and stakeholders earlier than it fixes a date for the resumption.
It additionally defined that the entry ban positioned on Nigeria by some international locations was one of many elements accountable for the delay within the resumption of worldwide flight.
Worldwide flights have been suspended as a part of measures to curb the unfold of the virus within the nation.
There was a clamour by vacationers for the federal government to announce a date for the resumption of worldwide flight following the resumption of home flight within the nation on July 8.