Nigeria has elevated seats on flights of worldwide airways to 200 passengers per plane.
Director-Normal, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu, introduced this on Saturday.
The Murtala Muhammed Worldwide Airport, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe Worldwide Airport, Abuja, are presently designated for worldwide operations.
The brand new directive took impact October 2.
The official, in a letter to airways, mentioned the event adopted the Presidential Process Drive (PTF) approval and subsequent request for added flight frequencies.
Nuhu famous that the Murtala Muhammed Worldwide Airport is to see on the typical, 2,200 passengers each day, whereas the Nnamdi Azikiwe Worldwide Airport will witness 1,400 averagely.
A complete of 25, 200 seats per week is now out there to international carriers to promote, he mentioned.
The NCAA DG inspired the operators to observe the prescribed well being protocols.
“You shall make sure that all flight operations are performed in compliance with COVID-19 Well being protocols as issued by Aeronautical and Public Well being Authorities”, he mentioned.
Nuhu listed British Airways, Center East Airways, Turkish Airways, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Qatar Airways, RwandAir, Africa World Airways, Asky, Air Cote d’Ivoire, Delta Airways and Egypt Air as authorized carriers.