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COVID-19: EU evacuates 637 nationals from Nigeria via MMIA, outbreak’s single largest evacuation

EVACUATION of European Union nationals is currently ongoing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos as the European continent has deployed two aircraft to ferry back 637 nationals from Nigeria amid COVID-19 fears. No fewer than 399 Europeans have earlier already been evacuated with an Air France Boeing 777-300ER with registration AF986 from the MMIA at 1:56pm; the flight …

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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 …

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COVID-19: Amid ‘no isolation’ fears, 26 Americans land MMIA; fly to Calabar

DESPITE directives by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammad Buhari GCFR on the continuous closure of the Nigerian air space, 26 Americans today landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) with plans of further travel to Calabar, the Cross River State capital. Information gathered is that the Americans are oil workers from Shell who are working …

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FAAN disinfects MMIA, others to curb spread of COVID-19

FOLLOWING the close of all international airports in Nigeria to traffic except for emergencies and essential services and the voluntary reduction or suspension of domestic operations, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has commenced disinfecting some of its major gateways. The lull in air travel has availed the airport managers the opportunity to disinfect its airports unhindered by the …

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Breaking: FG shuts down all airports to international flights, except emergency services from Monday

As COVID-19 cases increases to 22 ALL Nigerian airports are from Monday March 23, 2020 closed to all incoming international flights with the exception of emergency and essential flights., this is sequel to  the restriction of entry for travelers from the following thirteen (13) countries and restrictions of international flights into only Lagos and Abuja. Government had yesterday announced that …

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Sirika hints at possibility of shutting down Lagos, Abuja Airports

BARELY one day after the announcement that only the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja (DNAA) and Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos (DNMM) will remain open to and accept international flights, Minister of Aviation; Sen Hadi Sirika has confirmed the possibility of shutting both airports. This means that all international airports in the country, including the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos …

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COVID-19: NCAA redirects all intercontinental flights to Lagos, Abuja closes others to international travel

NIGERIA Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said that effective from 00:01 hours on Saturday 21st March, 2020, the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano (DNKN), Akanu lbiam International Airport, Enugu (DNEN) and Port-Harcourt International Airport Omagwa (DNPO) will be closed to all International flights. This is just as the regulatory agency has said only the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja …

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COVID-19 – Air Peace downsizes operations, reduces Accra; to suspend Sharjah next week

Suspends Dakar-Senegal; Monrovia-Liberia and cuts down  Freetown; Banjul-Gambia FOLLOWING the huge impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on air travel worldwide, Air Peace has downsized its operations suspending its flights to Dakar-Senegal and Monrovia-Liberia and cutting down its Freetown-Sierra Leone operations and Banjul-Gambia operations to one flight a week. The airline will also be suspending international operations into Dubai through Sharjah …

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