The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured airport users that airports under its management are fully ready to play host to air travelers during this Sallah celebrations.
General Manager, Corporate Affairs of the authority, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu disclosed this on Tuesday.
Yakubu said maintenence of conveyor belts and escalators at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos have been completed and functioning optimally.
Besides, she said 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: “As part of our commitment to ensure seamless facilitation of our highly esteemed passengers during the Sallah celebrations and beyond, the VIP Protocol lounges at both the Murtala Muhammed International Airport and General Aviation Terminal, Lagos, have been refurbished to give maximum comfort and value to our customers.
“In anticipation of traffic surge owing to the season, Management is set to 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 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 apprehended and prosecuted.”