FG Announces Date for Resumption of Int’l Flights at Kano, Enugu, Port Harcourt Airports




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The government of Nigeria has released dates for international flight resume at the , Harcourt and airports.

will be reopened on 5th April while Harcourt and airports will be reopened 15th April and 3rd May respectively.

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced this on during the weekly briefing of the PTF in .

He said: “There have been agitations for open Harcourt, and and of course, it takes a tremendous amount of work, appropriation in the of this virus be able open ore departure up other areas of entry.

“We will do only at a what will be good for the of this virus, it is very painful especially for in civil aviation to have our airports closed and our direct source of income affected as we are finding it extremely difficult to pay salaries.

“So, we shut down the airport with great care and when we shut down the airports, we had to keep them running otherwise the in there will dilapidated for lack of usage.

“So, it is in our interest to keep them open but unfortunately, we couldn’t because of our collective health and goods of the country and those do with Nigeria.

“Now we have most of the things in place due to the work by the PTF, we will be opening Enugu airport on the 3rd of May 2012.

“We will be opening Kano on the 5th of April, 2021 and Port Harcourt on the 15th of April, 2021 for international flights.”

Mr Sirika assured all the things needed to be put in place to ensure smooth and safe operations will be in place before the set dates.

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