The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has refurbished the VIP Protocol lounges at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, as well as the general aviation terminal, Lagos to ensure seamless facilitation of passengers during the Sallah celebrations and beyond.
FAAN spokeswoman, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, who announced this in Lagos, also said the maintenance of conveyor belts and escalators at the Lagos Airport had been completed and functioning optimally.
Besides, she said airport security and other logistics had been upgraded and strengthened to provide for the expected increase in passenger traffic at all the airports during the period.
“All airport users that Nigerian airports under its management are fully ready to play host to air travellers during this Sallah celebrations.
“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,” said Yakubu.