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International flight Operation resumes at Nnamdi Azikiwe Internatioal Airport in Abuja on Monday

International flight operation resume at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Monday. with the landing of Ethiopian Airline Aircraft.

The Ethiopian Airlines Aircraft which came in from Addis-Ababa touched down the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at about 1:39pm on Monday.

The plane touched down to much fanfare from airport officials, with fire trucks deployed to sprinkle water as the plane taxied to the terminal.

Social distancing and other Covid-19 protocols were fully observed.

Passengers were also impressed with the professionalism of officials deployed to assist them.

The officials, according to sources were so courteous and professional.

Passengers flying into Nigeria are required to present a negative PCR test certificate before boarding and are also expected to pay about N43,000 for a repeat test in Abuja and Lagos.

Only two centres are approved by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control to carryout the repeat test for international travelers.

Airlines which convey passengers who fail to meet the COVID-19 protocols will be sanctioned and will pay $3,500 per passenger who doesn’t meet the requirements, according to NCDC guidelines.

About the author

Joseph Chukwuma Oputa

Joseph Chukwuma Oputa is the Managing Editor of Maslow Businessnews and Physicians News publications published by Maslow Business News Publications, Lagos, Nigeria.

Joseph Oputa is a proud Alumnus of the prestigious Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos and Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Niger State.

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