As the nation’s airspace and airports prepare to reopen to domestic flights beginning July 8, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has issued new guidelines for air travellers amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
According to a statement signed by the Authority’s General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Henrietta Yakubu, “the new Standard Operating Procedure is aimed at protecting all stakeholders and preventing further spread of the Covid-19 virus.
FAAN stated that all passengers must arrive at the airport properly kitted with their face masks on and ensure a minimum of 1.5m physical distancing.
It added that aviation and Port Health Services personnel would screen each passenger and enforce compliance on the use of face masks and social distancing.
The statement partly read, “Those travelling with pets must get the necessary clearance from Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Services.