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BREAKING: Akanu Ibiam Airport set to resume operations

By Febian Metu, July 30, 2021

The Akanu Ibiam Internation Airport, Enugu, is scheduled to reopen for international flights beginning from August 2021.

Njenje Media in a report on Tuesday, July 27, quoted the chairman of South-East Governors Committee on AKanu Ibiam Airport Rehabilitation and Palliatives Monitoring Team, Chief Engineer Okoye as confirming that all is set for Airlines to resume International operations.

Recall that the Akanu Ibiam International Airport has been shutdown for International travels for two years. Though, the Airport resumed local flights in August 2020.

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There are also strong indications that more Airlines will join in operating the Enugu route before the end of the year. At the moment, Ethiopian Airlines remain the only international Airline that flew into Enugu before its closure for runway repairs in 2019.

With this news, international travellers are gearing up to resume their trip through their preferred airport.

It is being awaited that the relevant authorities will soon make an official public announcement and issue NOTAM as to the exact date in August for the resumption of the flight, Njenje Media added in the report.

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