The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), on Friday notified air travellers and other airport users, that her network of airports across the country are fully prepared for the usual surge in passenger traffic, that is the norm during the yuletide season.
The General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Yakubu Henrietta (Mrs.), who made the disclosure in a statement, noted that in preparation for the season and beyond, FAAN has beefed up security at all airports, especially the major international gateways in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano.
According to her, “We are improving on our facilities and infrastructure to ensure maximum comfort for all airport users. Recently, a brand new international terminal was commissioned for use at the Port Harcourt International Airport. A similar facility was also commissioned in Abuja on Thursday December 20, 2018.
“At our premier airport, the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, the VIP lounge has been renovated to enhance passenger comfort, the carousels are working optimally, amidst other facilities upgrade currently on going.
“The stories are similar at all other airports, as the Authority has put in place facilities, procedures and systems to ensure maximum comfort, safety and security of airport users during this season and beyond”, she said.
FAAN, used the opportunity to appeal to passengers to get to the airports early to conclude all check-in procedures in good time, so as to avoid the experience of missing their flights.
“This is important because of the heavy passenger traffic that is usually the experience around this time and also due to ongoing construction works around the Lagos and Abuja airports”, Yakubu pointed out.
FAAN, further stressed, that it will continue to deliver on its core values of Safety, Security and Comfort.