First international flight in five months lands in Lagos

September 5, 2020
23 Views

The first international flight in five months, landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos on Saturday, NAN reports.

Nigeria’s airspace was closed down to curtail the spread of COVID-19.

However, today, a Middle East Airline (MEA), which took off from Beirut, Lebanon, arrived at exactly 2.30pm.

Officials of the Aerodrome and Rescue Fire Fighters welcomed the aircraft with a water cannon demonstration.

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Port Health Services (PHS), Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and other relevant agencies, attended to the passengers aboard the airline.

On arrival at the terminal, passengers presented their COVID-19 PCR test results for screening by the Port Health Services officials, while their travelling papers, passports and visas were thoroughly checked by the immigration officials at the airport.

At the arrival and departure halls of the airports, the arriving and departing passengers observed the social distancing protocols, just as it is being currently observed on the domestic routes.

You may be interested

NAWOJ demands action to end violence against women in Nigeria
News
1 views
News
1 views

NAWOJ demands action to end violence against women in Nigeria

admin - November 25, 2020

The National Association of Women Journalists, (NAWOJ) has stressed the critical and urgent need for the stepping up of concerted…

Champions League: Lampard reacts as Chelsea qualify for knockout stages
News
News

Champions League: Lampard reacts as Chelsea qualify for knockout stages

admin - November 25, 2020

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has said he is ‘very happy’ the Blues qualified for the UEFA Champions League knockout stages…

News

Insecurity: Senate laments use of telephone by kidnappers to negotiate ransom, summons Pantami

admin - November 25, 2020

The Senate on Wednesday mandated its Committees on Legislative Compliance and Communications to invite Isa Ali Pantami, the Minister of…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.