No fewer than six domestic carriers are set to resume flights, following the lifting of restrictions by the Federal Government.
Arik Air, AeroContractors, Air Peace, DANA Air, AZMAN Air and Max Air are ready to restart operations three months after the Federal Government shut down all airports to prevent Coronavirus spread.
Their resumption follows their compliance with the safety, health and other guidelines rolled out by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) as preemptive measures against the spread of COVID-19.
Checkout Magazine learnt that the airlines will only ply Lagos – Abuja; Abuja – Lagos and Lagos – Port Harcourt routes.
Meanwhile, NCAA has cautioned domestic carriers not to violate the terms of the protocols handed over to them for restart.
Its Director-General Captain Musa Nuhu who issued the warning at a webinar coordinated by the authority said: “All stakeholders must meet the protocols set by the NCAA. If you do not meet, you are not granted permit to start.
”Some airlines will be given approval to start. Not all airlines and airports will start.”
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