Eid -El- Kabir: Our Airports Are Ready, FAAN Assures
… Refurbishes VIP, GAT Lounges
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured airport users that Nigerian airports under its management are fully ready to play host to air travellers during this Sallah celebrations.
An online statement issued by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, gave the assurance today in Lagos today.
Yakubu in the statement explained that as part of FAAN’s commitment to ensure seamless facilitation of its highly esteemed passengers during the Sallah celebrations and beyond, the VIP Protocol lounges at both the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) and General Aviation Terminal (GAT) Lagos, have been refurbished to give maximum comfort and value to our customers.
The FAAN spokesperson further disclosed that the maintenance of conveyor belts and escalators at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) 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.
The statement added that in anticipation of traffic surge owing to the season, management will open the Departure Hall at the Terminal D of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to ease facilitation formalities of departing passengers at the airport before the celebrations.
“We have also installed new directional display units to guide travellers, especially new ones, at our airports. While we advice 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 apprehended and prosecuted,” the statement said.
The agency said that FAAN is committed to its core values of safety, security and comfort.