FAAN declares Airports ready for seamless operations at Sallah



The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured all airport users that Nigerian airports under its management are fully ready to play host to air travellers during this Sallah celebration.


Speaking on its readiness,  Henrietta Yakubu, FAAN spokesperson said, ‘As part of our preparations to ensure seamless facilitation of our highly esteemed passengers during the Sallah celebrations and beyond, the VIP Protocol lounge at the General Aviation Terminal, Lagos, has recently been refurbished to give maximum comfort and value to our customers.


“Also, maintenance of the conveyor belts at the Muratala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos has been completed and functioning optimally. In addition, airport security and other logistics have been upgraded and strengthened to provide for the expected increase in passenger traffic in and around our airports”, she said.

First batch of 2017 Hajj Pilgrims from Kwara State being airlifted by Med-View Airline at the Ilorin International Airport weeks ago

She added that new directional display units have been provided to guide travellers, especially new ones, at the airports, adding that Airport dos and don’ts banners have also been displayed at strategic locations to educate newcomers.


“While we advise the general public and intended travellers to make early preparations towards completing their travel requirements in good time, we will also like to re-state that receiving of dignitaries at restricted areas by security agents and airport officials is prohibited and anyone found wanting will be prohibited”, she added.


Yakubu in a statement added that FAAN is ‘committed to our core values…….. Safety; Security; Comfort’.




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