Home / Aviation News / FAAN disinfects NAIA International terminal to aid fight against COVID-19
Disinfection ongoing at the Nnamdi Azikiwe international Airport Terminal today

FAAN disinfects NAIA International terminal to aid fight against COVID-19

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) today spent at least three (3) hours disinfecting the international terminal of the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport as part of efforts to mitigate the spread of the dreaded COVID-19 Virus

This is just as the airport managers are currently disinfecting the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) with plans to carry out similar exercise at the domestic terminal tomorrow.

Regional Manager, North, FAAN, Sani Mahmoud who spoke briefly on the works been done said that the entire international terminal has been disinfected from offices to lounges as well as all the restricted areas, stating that the airport authority has the interest of ending the scourge at heart.

Disinfection ongoing at the Nnamdi Azikiwe international Airport Terminal today

Mahmoud explained that the terminal being closed to traffic makes it easy to reach every nook and cranny and stated that the disinfecting exercise that will be replicated all over the airports, domestic and international and despite the close of the airports.

He hinted that the chemicals used to disinfect the terminals are World Health Organisation (WHO) certified,  stating that without people it would be easier to fight the virus as the coronavirus doesn’t move but is carried around by people who touch surfaces; Mahmoud explained that without people carrying it around the virus if there can be killed through the sanitization.FAAN disinfects MMIA, others to curb spread of COVID-19

Recall that FAAN March 23, 2020; commenced disinfecting of major airports with the Murtala Muhammed International Airport using the opportunity of the airport closure nationwide to ensure the terminals are sanitized against infection.

Meanwhile, Mahmoud has hinted that apart from the disinfection of the domestic terminal of the NAIA tomorrow, the  airport managers will carry out routine pest control fumigation around the airports too.

About NigerianFlightDeck

Nigerianflightdeck is an online news and magazine platform reporting business stories with a bias for aviation and travel. It is borne out of the intention to inform, educate as well as alter perceptions with balanced reportage.

Check Also

FG mobilizes contractors back to site for Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu completion

WORK at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu will soon be restarted as the Federal …

COVID-19: Hon Nnaji tells FG to open an airport in each geo-political zone immediately

AS the Ministry of Aviation and other relevant agencies plan a gradual return to flight …

Evacuation: ‘We are grateful’ Air Peace management thanks Israel, China, India for support

MANAGEMENT of Air Peace has expressed gratitude to the governments and people of Israel, China …

Updated: Air Peace evacuates 312 Indian nationals from MMIA to Cochin Airport

As India celebrates first direct flight from Nigeria NIGERIAN Airline, Air Peace has evacuated 312 …

COVID-19: ART says planned middle seat elimination not viable for airlines

Government to provide stimulus geared towards protecting jobs Calls for collaboration; business model review and …

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: