The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has on Tuesday disclosed that the Nigeria airspace is open for international airlines.
This was contained in a clarification tagged “Nigerian Airports not shut to foreign airline” issued by NAMA to clarify reports making the rounds that the Nigerian Airports were been shut against international flights till October, 2020.
The NAMA General Manager on Public Affairs, Khalid Emele, through the clarification declared that the speculation that the Nigerian airports are been shut to foreign flight are false.
NAMA said it was necessary to release the clarification and that the agency had issued an Aeronautical memorandum after receiving an All Operational Letter with reference NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/152 from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority.
However, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, in his own words said the resumption of foreign airlines in the country has no fixed dates yets.
Sirika said this while responding to the report making the rounds that foreign flights have been scheduled to resume in October on Tuesday.
The minister said a date has not being fixed yet and that there is possibility for the resumption of international flights before October.
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