The Federal Government of Nigeria has revealed that the Lagos and Abuja airports will be opened for international flights from August 29, 2020.
Nigeria shut its airspace to international travel on March 23, 2020, to contain the spread of COVID-19.
The decision to reopen the airports to International flights was made known by Hadi Sirika, the minister of aviation, earlier today.
He wrote on Twitter;
“Glad to announce the resumption of international flights from the 29th of August, 2020. Beginning with Lagos and Abuja as we did with the domestic flight resumption. Protocols and procedures will be announced in due course. We thank you for your patience”
Domestic flight operations began across the country on July 8 with the Lagos and Abuja airports while Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri and Maiduguri airports reopened on July 11.