Recent development across the world in response to COVID-19 with revolving policies in the travel industry has been dynamic and witnesses impulsive changes from time to time. Here are some updates you need to know.
Federal Government Ban Emirates Airline From Landing In Nigeria
The Nigerian Government has suspended inbound and outbound flights by Emirates Airline effective Wednesday, March 17 2021, over its continuous refusal to fly passengers without a Pre-boarding Rapid Diagnosis test (RTD’s). Recall, that Emirates airline had cancelled all outbound flights since February 11 and extended the suspension to March 20.
The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this On Monday, March 15, during the presidential task force on COVID 19 (PTF) briefing in Abuja.
FG Releases Dates For Resumption Of International Flights In Kano, Enugu And Port Harcourt Airports
During the briefing On Monday, March 15 by the Presidential Taskforce On COVID-19. The Minister Of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced the dates for the reopening of Kano, Port-Harcourt and Enugu airports for international flights. He said, Enugu airport would be reopened on May 3, 2021, Kano, April 5, 2021, and Port-Harcourt, On April 15, 2021, for international flights.
England Bans Flights From Oman, Ethiopia & Somalia
Ethiopia, Oman, Somalia And Qatar have been added to England’s RED LIST to protect the country against new variants of Coronavirus (COVID-19), at a critical time for the vaccine programme. This announcement was made on March 15, 2021.
The ban will be effective from Friday, March 19, 2021.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Suspends Azman Air Over Safety Issues.
Solacebase news gathered that the decision to suspend the airline was taken at a Management Meeting of NCAA, On Monday, 15 March 2021, After the company’s plane recorded another tyre burst in a month
The NCAA DG, Captain Musa Shuiabu Nuhu on Monday after the meeting directed a letter be written to the airline suspending its operation.
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