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Arik Air is continuing its phased restart of domestic flight operations post COVID-19 lockdown with resumption of services to four additional airports of Benin, Jos, Owerri and Asaba. Flights to Benin, Jos and Owerri Airports will resume on Monday, August 3, 2020 while flights to Asaba Airport will resume on August… read more
The Federal Government has cleared another four airports to resume commercial flight operations in line with the COVID-19 safety and security protocols. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made the disclosure, saying ministerial approvals in and out of the airports would no longer be required.
The new entrants are: Sultan Abub… read more
East African carrier, Uganda Airlines made its first flight into West Africa in an operation which saw the carrier evacuating over 50 of the country’s nationals stranded in the region due to the coronavirus pandemic and global travel restrictions. According to softpower.ug, Ugandan music icon, Eddy Kenzo and a group of over 50 Ugan… read more
NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has today granted approval to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for the reopening of the Benin Airport and the Yakubu Gowon Airport, Jos after both satisfactorily fulfilled most of the requirements on Post Covid-19 Restart Guidelines and Health Protocols.
In seperate let… read more
Nigerians who are desperate to travel to long-haul destinations now go to Benin Republic and Equatorial Guinea to catch international flights. Investigations by THISDAY reveal that these two countries did not close their borders because of coronavirus pandemic. Owing to this, THISDAY learnt that people travel b… read more
Domestic and international flights will be able to resume in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from August 15, 2020. It is indeed on this day that the country will reopen its air, sea and land borders, and will allow the resumption of migratory movements between its different provinces. This is what emerges from the speech of Pre… read more
As at 19th of July, 2020, only 11 airports out of 22 have been opened for domestic flights.The airports owed and operated by government so far opened are the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Murtala Mohammed International Airport,Lagos, Victor Attah International Airport, Uyo, the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano … read more
It may take one week for all the remaining airports to reopen for commercial operations, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said on Tuesday.
Director-General of the apex regulatory agency, Capt. Musa Nuhu, who spoke Tuesday night at a webinar on the review of Aviation restart, however, said before the end of Wednesd… read more
The gradual resumption of Trans Air Congo (Tac) flights begins on Tuesday.
The Congolese private company plans to relaunch its Pointe Noire - Brazzaville route this morning. From Monday to Saturday, flight Q8201 will take off from Agostinho-Neto international airport at 8:00 am, and will land in the Congolese capital at… read more
The Beninoise government has rolled out series of COVID-19 measures to mitigate the socio-economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the travel and tourism sector in the country.
The government in a statement said travel agencies in the country are exempted from paying for their office rents for the next 3 months, and a forfeiture… read more