The federal has asked the aviation sector to start out bent develop protocols which may cause the resumption of domestic flights any time from summer solstice . The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, stated this on Monday during a gathering Abuja. He said, “The aviation industry is requested to start out out out out developing protocols to allow for domestic flights to resume anytime from the 21st of June onwards. “Airlines must ensure physical distancing by reducing passenger capacity and ensure the availability of sanitisers and private protective equipment also as completing
temperature checks at the aim of entry and departure and ensuring that airports aren’t congested by either travellers or airports staff.” The country’s airports and airspace were enclose March by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), as an area of efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Commercial flight operations, both local and international, had stopped forthwith but the President’s directive allowed the operation of essential flights including those for medical and evacuation purposes, amongst others. On May 6, the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, announced that the closure of the country’s airports and airspace were further extended by four weeks after due consultations with experts.