The Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos has been honoured with the certificate of accreditation by the Airports Council International (ACI) in its Airports Council International (ACI) Airport Health Accreditation Programme.
The Certificate is in recognition of the Airport’s commitment to prioritizing health and safety measures in accordance with ICAO Council Aviation Restart Task Force (CART) recommendations.
A Statement by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Yakubu Henrietta reveals that the Certificate is in line with the ACI Aviation Business Restart and Recovery guidelines along with industry best practices.
“The International Airport is the 3rd to be accredited in Nigeria under this programme, after the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) and the Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA) respectively. This follows efforts by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), led by the Managing Director, Capt. Hamisu Yadudu, and the Management team to ensure the safety and security of all travelers and Airport users.
“FAAN recently beefed up safety protocols at all Airports, following the new wave of Covid-19, and a monitoring team was set up for each Airport to drive total compliance. This is in accordance with the Airports Council International (ACI) Airport Health Accreditation Programme, which is designed to reassure the travelling public of the safety precautions being taken to reduce any risks to their health as well as maintaining secure Airport Facilities.”