COVID -19 PANDEMIC PUBLIC HEALTH PROTOCOLS
ALL OPERATORS LETTERS (DG 014/20)
CIRCULAR REF: NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/120
DATE: 27th May, 2020
To: ALL AOC HOLDERS, AIRPORTS AND OTHER SERVICE PROVIDERS
From: NIGERIAN CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY
Attn: ACCOUNTABLE MANAGER
SUBJECT: COVID -19 PANDEMIC PUBLIC HEALTH PROTOCOLS FOR NIGERIAN BASED FLIGHT CREW OPERATING REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS.
This letter supersedes letter ref no( DG 014/20) dated 27th May, 2020 on the same subject matter.
Further to our earlier letter on Quarantine protocol for Nigerian flight crew who operate flights outside the country, we wish to inform you that the Federal Ministry of Health has approved a public health protocol to prevent the spread of the disease by flight crew members.
1. This protocol replaces the current practices where Nigerian based flight crew members who operate international flights are quarantined for 14 days upon their return to Nigeria.
2. All operators and flight crew members shall adhere strictly to this protocol to ensure that they neither get infected nor spread the disease while performing their duties.
3. Attached is the Public Health Protocol for flight crew which must be strictly diligently respected.
4. NCDC has recommended Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN) to conduct IPC COVID-19 Awareness and Orientation Training for the staff of airline, airport and other aviation service providers. Please see below details of ICAN contact person for further information and arrangements.
Professor Folashade Ogunsola
Mobile Number: 08033086851
Mobile Number: 08063027925
Please be guided accordingly.
Captain Musa S. Nuhu