Nigeria lifts ban on Lufthansa, Air France

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Aviation minister, Hadi Sirika has announced COVID-19 stimulus plan for the aviation sector Lufthansa, Air France/KLM
Aviation minister, Hadi Sirika

The federal government on Tuesday lifted ban placed on Lufthansa, Air France/KLM against operating international flights into Nigeria.

Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made the disclosure in a tweet on Tuesday.

The minister also added that Qatar Airways has been granted approval to resume flights to Abuja.

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Sirika hinted at the possibility of the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Port Harcourt International Airport and Enugu Airport accommodating foreign travellers before year end.

“We are working with Ministry of Health, CACOVID & The PTF to open Kano, Port Harcourt & possibly Enugu airports before the end of the year. Also Lufthansa, Air France/KLM have been given go-ahead to resume. Qatar Airways is approved to start Abuja. Thank you for your patience,” he said in a tweet.