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Business News of Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Source: MyNigeria

Domestic airlines operate local flights despite spread of coronavirus in Nigeria

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Domestic airlines have continued to operate local flights despite the spread of coronavirus in Nigeria.

This was disclosed to MyNigeria.com in a statement by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria.

The regulator said Nigerians can book domestic flights from one part of the country to another despite the partial lockdown already in operation in other states.

"The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria hereby notifies the general public that although all international flight operations have been suspended, passengers can still travel within Nigeria unhindered.

"We also use this opportunity to request all Passengers and other stakeholders to adhere strictly to all travel instructions and guidance in the interest of all," the statement read.



Recall that the two extra cases have been confirmed in Nigeria with one case each in Lagos and Ogun, according to MyNigeria.com.

The newly identified cases are international travelers returning home.