The Akanu Ibiam Internation Airport, Enugu is scheduled to reopen for international flights come August 2021, Njenje Media News can exclusively report.
Speaking to Chief Engr. Chris Okoye, the Chairman of South-East Governors Committee on Akanu Ibiam Airport Rehabilitation and Palliatives Monitoring Team, it is confirmed that all is set for the Airlines to resume international flights operations.
Njenje Media News recalls, that the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu has been closed for International travels for two years now. Though, the Airport resumed local flights in August 2020.
There are also strong indications that more Airlines will join in operating the Enugu route before the end of the year. As of today, 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.
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