First international flight in five months lands in Lagos

September 5, 2020
13 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

News
1 views

Edo 2020: Makinde congratulates Obaseki, commends Wike-led campaign council

admin - September 21, 2020

Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Sunday congratulated the re-elected governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy,…

BREAKING: Buhari receives Ghanian President tonight in Abuja
News
2 views
News
2 views

BREAKING: Buhari receives Ghanian President tonight in Abuja

admin - September 21, 2020

<!-- BREAKING: Buhari receives Ghanian President tonight in Abuja - ElombahNews HomeNewsBREAKING: Buhari receives Ghanian President tonight in Abuja

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 97 new cases, total now 57,242
Entertainment
2 views
Entertainment
2 views

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 97 new cases, total now 57,242

admin - September 20, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 97 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country, bringing the…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.