Resumption of flights: FG to announce aviation industry palliatives soon

Ahead of Nigerian aviation industry restart, the federal government has announced plans to announce the aviation industry palliatives soon. This was disclosed by the minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika at a press briefing held with the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 after a test flight from Abuja to Lagos to ensure everything is in place for the restart. Speaking at the briefing, the Minister said in conjunction with the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Ministry of Finance, the amount for the palliative will be announced soon. ” Government…

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FAAN holds dry run simulation exercises at Lagos, Abuja airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) today Saturday, June 27, 2020 held dry run simulation exercises at domestic terminals of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja and Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos respectively. The exercise, which was aimed at assessing the readiness of the airports for reopening post Covid-19 was witnessed by the Honourable Ministers of: Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, State for Health, Dr. Olorunnibe Mamora, State for Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, the National Coordinator, Presidential Task Force, Dr. Aliyu Sanni, the Director General,…

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