By Dirisu Yakubu
Ahead of the imminent lifting of restriction on air travel in the country, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, yesterday, conducted a simulation exercise at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja. This was done to test safety protocols designed to contain the spread of COVID-19 at the airports.
The simulation exercise which began in the morning saw passengers go through all the protocols before boarding the Aero Contractor flight at about 11:20am. The flight was operated on a B737 marked NG110 with 51 passengers on board.
The exercise involved 1.5m physical distance markings, two hand wash areas and bags disinfecting area. Hand sanitizers were placed in strategic locations with port workers seen checking the temperature level of…