Chinazor Megbolu |
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has given British Airways, Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines and Africa World Airlines (AWA) approval to operate daily flights from the Lagos and Abuja international airports.
The announcement, which was made in a published circular and signed by the Director-General, Mr. Nuhu Musa at the weekend, noted AWA will operate only in Abuja airport while the AWA X 2 will operate only in Lagos airport.
The circular further stated the updated schedule for international flight operations, explaining that
RwandAir has received approval to commence commercial flight operations in Nigeria.
RwandAir will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays in the Lagos and Abuja airports and on Saturdays only in the Lagos airport.
The circular also maintained that Air Senegal and Emirates, which were formerly included in the September 4, 2020 list of international airlines cleared for operations by the NCAA, were excluded from the updated list contained in the circular.
“You shall ensure that all flight operations are in compliance with all Covid-19 health protocols as issued by the aeronautical and public health authorities” the circular said.
The regulatory agency also averred that the maximum number of passengers for each incoming international flight is 200.
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