Domestic Flight Resumes with Four Airlines in Operation

The Nigerian Aviation industry has finally kicked off operations, after shutting down for over three months due to the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).

The industry kicked off with domestic flights covering just two cities—Abuja and Lagos.

The schedule of flights for Wednesday shows: Arik Flight ARA720, a B738 with registration 5NMJQ, from Lagos to Abuja and was airborne at 06:20 UTC with 78 Passengers on Board and 9 crew members.

Second restart departure flight was Max Air flight NGL1640 a B733 with registration 5NBBM Departure from Lagos to Abuja, Airborne at 09:21 UTC with 55 persons on board and 05 crew.

Ibom Air flight IAN4152, CRJ9, with registration number 5NBWL Lagos to Abuja with 31 Passengers on Board and 5 crew members, Departure 10:30UTC

Air Peace flight APK7120 B737 with registration number 5NBQP From Lagos to Abuja. Departure time was 10:45UTC with 112 Persons on board and 9 crew.

Extra measures were also put in place by the airlines in line with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) guidelines.

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