Airlines Flying to Nigeria after Airport Opening

As nigeria inches towards the reopening of airports for global flights at the fifth september, the minister of aviation hadi sirika has launched the listing of the permitted airlines for the nnamdi azikiwe global airport abuja and the murtala muhammed international airport lagos.

The airways permitted include british airlines, , delta airlines, emirates qatar, kenya airways and center east airline, egypt air emirate, ethiopian airline, wa, and turkish airline. Virgin atlantic, air peace, asky, africa ward ghana, air cote d’lvoire,

Airways that aren’t permitted consist of air france, klm, ethiad, rwandair, air namibia, air almaroq, lufthansa, angola, south africa airlines.

On saturdays, lagos airport can welcome british airlines, , delta airlines, emirates qatar, kenya airways. For abuja the airlines to be had encompass ethiopian air, ba,, egypt air, center east, center east and turkish airline.

On sunday, available airways consist of delta, air senegal, virgin atlantic, ethiopian, awa and turkish while abuja airport will get hold of ba, egypt air, ethiopian, emirate and awa.

On monday, for lagos turkish, air senegal, virgin atlantic, quatar, awa, kenya airways and british airways. For abuja on mondays are ba, emirates, ethiopia and awa.

Sirika stated that what turned into used to arrive at their choice become the foreign operator provider operator allow which is the requirement by using the law for each airline operating in nigeria, the covid-19 tenet by using the ptf and other suggestions and restrictions from other nations.

In step with him all intending visitors to nigeria need to take a look at negative to covid-19 through pcr in united states of america of departure and the check of the pcr have to be earlier than four days of departure preferably 72hrs before boarding and from sure international locations the pcr would simplest be commonplace from diagnosed laboratories.

He said that test finished extra than four days before departure isn’t always widespread and test completed earlier than such humans will not be allowed to board.

“all proceeding passengers are required to sign in on an online nigeria global journey charge portal at http//:nitp.Ncdc.Gov.Ng and also pay for a 2d repeat check to be completed in nigeria.”

“once charge is finished passengers will acquire an e mail for decided on laboratory in their choice imparting them with the laboratory link to sign in for the pcr check on the seventh day in their arrival. Passengers could be allowed to chose a sample series center and an appointment time and date for sample series.”

“a listing of private laboratory provided and the sample series centers will be available at the ncdc internet site adding that passengers may even fill the web self assertion shape also located the identical payment platform and put up on-line or publish for presentation on arrival.”

“they should ensure that the statistics, contact information provided on the platform are correct and verifiable and can be reached whilst needed. Passengers ought to inform port fitness officials on arrival of any changes of their fitness, state final touch of the health self assertion in other phrases take obligations.”

“previous to boarding passengers should add the ir covid-19 poor take a look at end result at the price portal and could have a duplicate for presentation on the airport. Previous to boarding all visitors will undergo screening for fever and might be puzzled for covid-19 signs and symptoms”.

“passengers with covid-19 signs will no longer be allowed to board the flight and airlines have to handiest board passengers with covid-19 take a look at end result performed inside the stipulated 4days. Airways that board passengers with out the negative covid-19 pcr test may be sanctioned as follows:

‘non – nigerian might be refused entry and go back to us of a of beginning at the fee of the airways. So airlines might be made to return the human beings lower back to where they boarded from and the fee will be borne by means of the airline.”

Sirika said nigerians might be allowed access and subjected to obligatory quarantine for 14 days at a government approved facility at the fee of the passengers. Airlines could be fined $3500 per passenger for failure to conform with the preboarding requirement.

The minister stated passengers who fail to put up themselves or claim there pcr take a look at can be located on watch listing for six months and denied foreign travel. He confident that take a look at result may be to be had inside 24 days.

Passengers who display covid-19 signs and symptoms on arrival would now not be allowed to self quarantine however might be positioned on institutional quarantine, he stated.

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