COVID-19: FG Fixes Date For Resumption of Domestic Flights

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government on Monday approved the reopening of domestic flight operations across the nation.

This was made known by the chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, during the daily briefing of the task force in Abuja.

Our source reports that the domestic flight will start operation as soon as practicable.

Mustapha said: “I am pleased to inform you that Mr President has carefully considered the 5th Interim Report of the PTF and has accordingly approved that, with the exception of some modifications to be expatiated upon later, the Phase Two of the eased lockdown be extended by another four weeks with effect from Tuesday, June 30, 2020 through Midnight of Monday, 27 July, 2020.

“Specifically, however, the following measures shall either remain in place or come into effect:

“Safe reopening of domestic aviation services as soon as practicable;

Publication of revised guidelines around the three thematic areas of general movement, industry and labour; and community activities.”

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