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International Flights from Nigeria Post Lockdown

Preparing for a trip? Here is a travel checklist of the essential information you need to know, including travel requirements, COVID-19 PCR tests and which airlines are flying. Start planning your next international flight from and to Nigeria.

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The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 has reviewed the International Travel Protocol of 22nd October 2021. This revised protocol is aimed at further reducing the risk of importation and exportation of COVID-19 especially the variants of concern. This revised protocol comes into effect on 5th December, 2021.

In-bound Passengers

All passengers arriving in Nigeria are expected to provide evidence of and comply with the following rules:

  • COVID-19 PCR test to be done within 48hrs before departure
  • Post-arrival Day 2 COVID-19 PCR test
  • Self-isolation for 7 days (For unvaccinated and partially vaccinated individuals)
  • Day 7 post-arrival exit PCR test (For unvaccinated and partially vaccinated individuals)

Out-bound Passengers

All out-bound Passengers are required to provide either of the following documentation:

  • Valid evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19
  • Negative PCR test result within 48hrs from the time boarding

Requirements for travellers transiting through France or the Netherlands:

From 1 January 2021, citizens of Nigeria, Ghana and 20 other countries who hold a British visa, long-stay visa or a residence permit issued by the British authorities will need to be in possession of an airport transit visa (ATV) if they transit through France and/or the Netherlands.

Travellers who are exempt from needing an ATV to transit through France and/or the Netherlands:

If you hold a visa or residence permit from Canada, Japan, the USA or any European countries (in addition to a UK visa/residence permit)

If you are travelling on KLM and are a Nigerian National, you do not need an ATV until 1 February 2021. The Dutch Minister of Justice and Security has waived the requirement for transit at Schiphol Airport for Nigerian nationals (only) with a valid UK visa or residence permit until 1 February 2021.

How to apply for an airport transit visa (ATV):

Please note that Travelstart does not help or process visa applications.

In addition to the normal travel documents, passengers may be subject to additional requirements based on the airline, transit airport or final destination. Passengers could be required to:

Have a negative COVID-19 PCR test based on:

  • the airline you are flying with
  • the country you are flying to
  • the country you may be transiting through to your final destination

Passengers may be required to take a second COVID-19 test in the transit airport or at the final destination

Passengers travelling with pets must get clearance from the Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Services

Face masks must be worn at the airport and on the plane

Fully vaccinated Nigerians with tourist visas can fly to Canada. Passengers must fulfil the following requirements:

  • Provide a negative COVID-19 test 72 hours prior to departure. This is required for all travellers 5 years of age or older
    • Children under 5 years of age are not required to take a pre-departure test
  • Upload proof of vaccination and travel documents in ArriveCAN before you travel
  • Complete arrival test and quarantine if selected
    • You must be prepared to quarantine when entering Canada as you could be selected for an arrival test that requires that you quarantine until you get a negative test result; or
    • be required to quarantine for 14 days if you don’t meet the requirements of a fully vaccinated traveller

For more information about Canada’s entry requirements, please read more here

All passengers flying to China must on Ethiopian Airlines should note that:

  • Effective 8 November 2020, all passengers must have a compulsory layover in Addis Ababa
  • Passengers should have both nucleic acid and IgM antibody test 48 hours before boarding the flight
  • Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 certificate
  • Passengers will have an additional COVID-19 test done in Addis Ababa upon transit. This test will be paid for by Ethiopian Airlines
  • Both test results upon departure and in transit will be authenticated by Chinese consulate/Embassy in the country of test (Green Health codes with "HS" mark or Certificates of negative results)
  • All previously issued tickets have to be exchanged to be rebooked with an overnight connection in Addis Ababa
  • Both testing fee and overnight accommodation at Addis Ababa will be covered by Ethiopian Airlines

  • Passengers departing or arriving in Abidjan must have a negative PCR test result dated no more than 7 days from the date of collection.
  • Passengers flying to Côte d'Ivoire who have taken the COVID-19 test will only have to pay the declaration fee which costs 2,000 FCFA / NGN 1376,89 / USD3,57. Only passengers departing from Abidjan will pay the sum of 50,000 FCFA / NGN34422,17 / USD89,36 of which 48,000 FCFA / NGN33045 / USD85,79, 28for the COVID-19 test (RT-PCR screening test) and 2,000 FCFA (attestation of declaration) for the declaration. Payment will be made via the online platform.
  • All departing, arriving and transit passengers must complete the travel declaration form available online, print it and present it at check-in.
  • All passengers will undergo temperature screening.
  • If the temperature is above 38 degrees, the passenger will be tested and put in quarantine while waiting for the test results.
  • If the test result is negative, the passenger will have to self-quarantine for 14 days under the supervision of the health authorities.
  • If the test result is positive, the passenger will be taken to the Infectious Disease Department.
  • It is recommended that passengers who wish to obtain their PCR test result within 48 hours go before 10:00 a.m. GMT to the approved sampling centres.
  • For passengers departing from Abidjan, the PCR certificates considered as valid are only those delivered by approved sampling centres of the Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene. Among them are:
    • Cocody Saint Jean center
    • Marcory centre
    • The Yopougon BAE center
    • Treichville centre (Infectious Diseases Service)
    • Plateau center, Sorbonne

For passengers travelling from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Latin America and Vietnam:

Vaccinated Passengers:

  • Vaccinated passengers travelling from the above-mentioned countries, whether direct or indirect during the last 14 days, may enter Egypt if they have an approved certificate with a QR code from the country that issued the certificate. The certificate will be reviewed and examined, and in case of any scraping, cancellation or addition, the certificate will not be accepted
    • Passengers must be fully vaccinated with one of the vaccines approved by the World Health Organization and The Egyptian Medicines Authority
    • Passengers can travel to Egypt after 14 days of receiving the second dose of Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik, or after 14 days of receiving the first dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Non-Vaccinated Passengers:

  • Non-vaccinated passengers travelling from the above-mentioned countries, whether direct or indirect during the last 14 days, will undergo an ID now COVID-19 test upon arrival as well as present a mandatory negative PCR test certificate
    • In case the ID now COVID-19 test is positive and the passenger is not Egyptian, the passenger will be deported
    • In case the ID now COVID-19 test is positive and the passenger is Egyptian, the passenger will be quarantined at a governmental hospital at their own cost
    • Non-vaccinated passengers arriving from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Brazil and Latin of America into Cairo via London are NOT accepted
  • Vaccinated passengers travelling from any other country not mentioned above, whether direct or indirect during the last 14 days, can enter Egypt if they have an approved certificate with a QR code from the country that issued the certificate. The certificate will be reviewed and examined, and in case of any scraping, cancellation or addition, the certificate will not be accepted
    • Passengers are required to be fully vaccinated with one of the vaccines approved by the World Health Organization and The Egyptian Medicines Authority
    • Passengers can travel to Egypt after 14 days of receiving the second dose of Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik, or after 14 days of receiving the first dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine
    • ID Now / PCR-NAA/ Antigen/IGg-IGm tests are NOT accepted by Egyptian authorities
    • Passengers arriving from Cameroon ONLY can present a copy / electronic PCR certificate
    • PCR test certificates expire as soon as the passenger has used it to travel outside Egypt. It can’t be used again to return

Fully vaccinated passengers can now travel to France without need for a PCR test or quarantine. To be considered fully vaccinated:

Vaccinated Passengers:

  • You must have received the Johnson and Johnson vaccine 28 days before departure
  • You must have receive the AstraZeneca (Covishield, Fiocruz, R-Pharm coconavir), Moderna or Pfizer BioNTech vaccine 7 days before departure
  • Present a health declaration form confirming a negative covid status

If not vaccinated or partially vaccinated:

  • Passengers will be allowed into France if they have a compelling reason and supporting documents
  • Present a health declaration form confirming a negative covid status
  • All travellers to Gambia must present a negative PCR COVID-19 test not older than 72 hours before arrival
  • Travellers arriving in Gambia from red list countries will be subjected to a rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19 at the Banjul International Airport
  • Travellers who test positive following the rapid diagnostic test at Banjul International Airport will be subjected to a PCR COVID-19 test to confirm their status
  • Travellers who test negative are advised to observe a 14-day self-monitored quarantine at their residence and immediately report to the sample collection when experiencing COVID-19 symptoms
  • Hotspot countries identified by the Ministry of Health are:
    Belgium Chile Denmark France Italy Japan Jordan India
    Chile Nigeria Norway Pakistan Singapore South Africa South Korea
    Denmark Switzerland The Netherlands Sweden Turkey United Kingdom USA

  • To enter or transit through Germany, passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test not older than 48 hours before departure
  • The negative COVID-19 PCR test must be from a Nigerian Government accredited laboratory
  • B1/B2 tourist visa holders to USA cannot travel with Lufthansa due to US entry restrictions

  • All passengers arriving in Ghana will undergo temperature screening.
  • Passengers may not display any symptoms of COVID-19, including body temperatures exceeding 38°C.
  • Passengers must present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to their scheduled departing flight to Accra.
  • Payment can be made using cards and the cost is US$150 / GHS 900 / NGN57780,00. Ghanaians and Ecowas Citizens pay $50. Payment MUST be made online and proof of payment (receipt) shown before boarding.
  • Children between the ages of 5-12 years are required to pay for testing.
  • More details here

List of accredited laboratories in Ghana here

  • Passengers must present a negative PCR test taken within the 72 hours prior to the scheduled departure of the first flight.
  • Arriving passengers will be required to register for monitoring via USSD and Mobile App. Learn more here.

Fully vaccinated passengers can now travel to the Netherlands without need for a PCR test or quarantine.

To be considered fully vaccinated, you must have had a full dose of an approved vaccine by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) or from WHO Emergency 14 days before your arrival in the Netherlands or 28 if vaccinated with the Jonson and Johnson vaccine.

Passengers above the age of 13 must fill a health declaration form before departure and have a copy with them when they arrive in the Netherlands.

Only residents of the European Union who are not fully vaccinated or partially vaccinated are allowed entry into the Netherlands, however, exceptions are permitted.

All student passengers coming to Northern Cyprus, active students or registering for the first time, are not exempted from quarantine fees. All students must pay for their quarantine fees and show the receipt before departure.

Below is the Northern Cyprus bank account and IBAN numbers. Passengers coming from Dark Red and Grey category must quarantine for 14 day. The 14 day quarantine fee is 5,400TL (640 USD) per person.

RECIPIENTS NAME: TRNC MINISTRY OF FINANCE

  • TL
  • ACCOUNT NUMBER: 40298710-5001
  • IBAN: TR290001000860402987105001
  • USD
  • ACCOUNT NUMBER: 40300032-5001
  • IBAN: TR470001000860403000325001
  • EURO
  • ACCOUNT NUMBER: 40298710-5002
  • IBAN: TR020001000860402987105002
  • GBP
  • ACCOUNT NUMBER: 40298710-5004
  • IBAN: TR450001000860402987105004

Entry into Qatar is currently only allowed for:

  • Qatari nationals
  • The children and spouses of Qatari citizens
  • Permanent resident permit holders
  • Regular resident permit holders, subject to re-entry approval

For details about the process for returning to the State of Qatar, details of the countries designated as low-risk, and quarantine measures in place, visit the Ministry of Public Health website or Qatar Portal website.

Rwanda A negative COVID-19 test result is required for all passengers arriving, transiting or departing from Rwanda. The only accepted test is a SARS-CoV 2 Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) performed within 120 hours of departure time. Other tests, such as Rapid Diagnostics Test (RDTs), are not accepted.

  • All travellers arriving in Senegal must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test not older than 72 hours, issued by an approved laboratory in the country of departure.
  • When departing Senegal, testing will only be required for passengers travelling to countries that require it.
  • Each passenger will have to fill in the tracking form and present it upon arrival.
  • Passengers may be tested on arrival and, in the event of a positive result for COVID-19, they will be taken care of by the airport health services in accordance with the relevant protocols.
  • Passengers aged 5 years and above are required to hold a Travellers Authorisation obtained online via the Sierra Leone travel portal. The Travellers Authorisation must consist of a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate issued within 72 hours before departure, a pre-departure Public Health Passenger Locator Form and proof of payment for a mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival.
  • If your stay in Sierra Leone is longer than 5 days, passengers are subject to a COVID-19 RDT and PCR test on arrival. While waiting for the test results, passports will be retained by immigration services. Passengers whose RDT test result is positive will be quarantined at a hotel in Lungi at their own cost until they receive their PCR test result. Passengers with a positive PCR test result will be sent to the treatment centre. The test on arrival in Sierra Leone costs USD 80.
  • Passengers who have travelled to Argentina, Brazil, India and Turkey in the past 14 days must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate tested not older than 72 hours before departure. The certificate must be in English and must specify:
    • the date of the test
    • the name of the certified laboratory at which the test was completed
    • a QR code to access the report
  • Passengers must quarantine in a NaCOVERC approved quarantine hotel for 8 days at least upon arrival in Sierra Leone at their own cost. The passenger must undergo a COVID-19 PCR test on day 7 and if tested negative, the passenger may leave quarantine. Approved quarantine hotels include Hotel Mariam, Radisson Blu Hotel, Bintumani Hotel, Seaside Hotel, Kings Empire Hotel and Hill Valley Hotel.
  • This does not apply to passengers who have been fully vaccinated and are arriving at least 14 days after the last dose of any COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccinated passengers must complete a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival.
  • All passengers (arriving and departing) are advised to click here for more details.

Passengers flying to South Africa should be aware of the following:

  • Passengers, over the age of 5 years old, entering or transiting through South Africa must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test not more than 72 hours before departure.
  • Passengers must complete a Traveller Health Questionnaire upon arrival
  • Passengers are subject to a medical screening; in the event of the traveller’s failure to submit a certificate as proof of a negative COVID-19 test, the traveller will be required to do an antigen test on arrival at his or her own costs.
    • If the traveller tests positive for COVID-19, he or she will be required to isolate at their own cost for a period of 10 days.

Effective 29 January 2022, inbound and transit passenger(s) operations from any of the following countries are now permitted to the airports in the Emirate of Dubai. These countries are Congo, Botswana, Ethiopia, Eswatini, Ghana, Guinea, Lesotho, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

Passengers are required to comply with the following rules:

  • Provide a negative COVID-19 test 48 hours before departure
  • Undergo a PCR test upon arrival in Dubai and self-quarantine until a negative test result is released to the passenger
    • If the passenger tests positive, then such passengers will need to follow the guidelines issued by the relevant Health Authority of the Emirate of Dubai

For transit passengers, the rules/conditions governing entry of the final destination are applicable.

Direct flights on Emirates Airlines will resume to and from Nigeria on 5th February 2022. Air Peace is yet to announce the date of their flight resumption; it is slated to commence in February 2022 as well.

**Please note that the requirements are constantly changing and being updated. In some select cases, your selected airline may have a different requirement than those listed above.**

Heathrow Airport published a new restriction on the number of customers flying through the airport daily. The restriction will impact all airlines operating at Heathrow Airport, London.It is effective immediately and will run through to 11 September 2022.

As a result, schedule changes may occur on your existing ticket. Please ensure that you check your flight status. If your flight is rescheduled, the airlines have standard customer guidelines for rebooking or refund so please reach out to us here

No show on flights is not allowed and does not qualify for these guidelines. Your rebooking must be completed latest in 24 hours before your initial scheduled flight. Group bookings are unaffected by this interim change in policy.

Effective 6 December 2021, the following rules will apply to all passengers travelling to the United States regardless of nationality or vaccination status:

  • All passengers aged two and older are required to show documentation of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 24 hours of the flight’s departure to the United States before boarding
    • All passengers must show a negative result to the airline before boarding the flight
  • Disclosure and attestation form before departure and have a printed version with them

The above also applies to U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents and foreign nationals. For more information on the US’s requirements, please read more here.

For smooth and safe travel, it is important to note the following:

Departing From Flying To
Lagos Abuja Abidjan, Freetown, Monrovia
7 days a week Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

See entry requirements for:

Departing From Flying To
Lagos Abuja Abidjan
7 days a week Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday

All domestic/local flights on Air Peace have resumed. Air Peace will resume its international flight from Nigeria to the UAE in the coming days. No concrete flight date for resumption has been provided.

  • Since 16 March 2021, KLM has resumed operations in Lagos.
  • Passengers who transfer in the Netherlands and continue to travel by aircraft, only need to show a negative PCR test result issued within 72 hours before arrival in Amsterdam. An additional rapid test is no longer necessary for transferring passengers.
  • All passengers 13 years old and over traveling to the Netherlands must show:
    • either a negative PCR test result issued within 24 hours before boarding (instead of 12 hours) OR,
    • a negative rapid test result issued within 24 hours before boarding (instead of 4 hours) and a negative PCR test result issued within 72 hours before arrival in Amsterdam
  • Air France continues to fly to the UK. Passengers are required to have a negative PCR test result 72 hours before departure.
  • KLM accepts student visas, PR cards (parents who want to accompany students), spouses of Canadian citizens, and parents of minors (below 21 years) who live in or are students in Canada
Departing From Flying To
Lagos Abuja Lome
7 days a week Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Departing From Flying To
Lagos Abuja UK, Canada
7 days a week 7 days a week
  • A COVID-19 test is not required for entry into the UK, or Canada.
  • Passengers flying or transiting to the UK are required to fill in their journey and contact details form online 48 hours before arrival.
  • Flights from Abuja to London have reduced due to the recent lockdown in the UK.
  • It is important to note that airlines such as British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are not permitted to enter the USA.

See entry requirements for London

Departing From Flying To
Lagos USA
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday

Effective immediately, all passengers flying to the USA must complete a digital attestation form before they will be accepted to travel. You can also complete the form via Delta Air Lines’website.

Parents and guardians of children above 2 years may complete each child’s form.

The QR code for the form is also available at the check-in area for passengers who have not completed their form before arrival.

  • A COVID-19 test is not required for entry into the USA.

Delta launches Voluntary Contact Tracing for travellers returning to the USA:

Delta is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to keep international customers informed of potential COVID-19 exposure through contact tracing. Along with their nine global airline partners, they are working with government agencies, health officials and aviation authorities to offer safer travel at every point in your journey.

Starting 15 December, Delta will become the first US airline to ask customers travelling to the USA from an international location to voluntarily provide five pieces of data to aid contact tracing and public health follow-up efforts, including:

  • Full name
  • Email address
  • Address in the USA
  • Primary phone
  • Secondary phone

Click here for full details

Effective 27 November 2021, passengers flying from Nigeria will be allowed to enter Dubai.

  • Passengers will present a negative COVID-19 test certificate that is issued within 72 hours from the time of collecting the sample and from an approved health service, which uses QR code system
  • Passengers will undergo a PCR test upon arrival at Dubai airports

Effective 5 February 2022, Emirates Airlines will resume inbound and outbound flights from Nigeria.

Inbound flights from Dubai (DXB) to Abuja (ABV) on EK785 will restart on Saturday, 5 February 2022 and the return flight to Dubai from Abuja on EK786 will fly on Sunday, 6 February 2022. Inbound flights from Dubai (DXB) to Lagos (ABV) on EK783 will restart on Saturday, 5 February 2022 and the return flight to Dubai from Lagos on EK784 will fly on Sunday, 6 February 2022. Daily flight operations to and from Abuja will commence from 1 March 2022.

Passengers with final destination Dubai must:

  • Provide a negative COVID-19 test 48 hours before departure from an approved facility
    • Validity must be calculated from the time the sample was collected.
  • Undergo a PCR test upon arrival in Dubai and must remain in self-quarantine until a negative test result is released
    • If the passenger tests positive, then such passengers will need to follow the guidelines issued by the relevant Health Authority of the Emirate of Dubai

Please note that:

  • Passengers holding a valid UAE residence visa can be accepted for travel even if the passengers have stayed for more than 06-months outside the country
  • No ICA or GDRFA approvals are required.

The following categories of passengers are exempted from PCR Test requirements:

  • UAE nationals are exempt from taking a COVID‑19 PCR test before departing for Dubai. They must be tested on arrival in Dubai, irrespective if they are holding a valid negative COVID‑19 RT‑PCR certificate from the point of origin
    • This is also applicable for passengers accompanying a 1st degree UAE nationals’ relative or domestic worker escorting a UAE national sponsor during travel.
  • Children under the age of 12 and passengers who have a moderate or severe disability are exempt from taking a COVID‑19 RT‑PCR test

For transit passengers, the rules/conditions governing entry of the final destination are applicable.

***Please note that the requirements are constantly changing and being updated. In some select cases, your selected airline may have a different requirement than those listed above.**

Departing From Flying To
Lagos Abuja Canada, China, UAE (Dubai)
7 days a week 7 days a week
  • Effective 19 March 2021, passenger flights from Ethiopia to the United Kingdom are temporarily suspended.
  • A COVID-19 test is not required for entry into Canada.
  • A negative PCR test is required for entry into Dubai and China.
  • Ethiopian Airlines does not require a COVID-19 test for passengers flying to the USA.

Passengers can now fly to Dubai on Kenya Airways. Here are the requirements:

  • The PCR test must not be less than 48 hours.
  • The layover must be over 10 hours so passengers can take the rapid antigen test at the Hub’s airports.
  • The rapid antigen test is 60 USD.
  • For passengers that tested positive to Covid, they will bear the cost of treatment, and other expenses at the various airports.

Covid-19 testing at FRA airport

Lufthansa in cooperation with Fraport and Centogene offers three test centers at Frankfurt Airport:

  • two test centers offer a PCR test and an IgM antibody test
  • one test center is located in the international transit area (Concourse Z) to guarantee smooth travel – no Schengen visa needed.

Passengers can now fly to Dubai on Qatar Airways. Here are the requirements:

  • The PCR test must not be less than 48 hours.
  • Rapid test will be done 4 hours to departure and must be submitted in Lagos Airport
  • The rapid antigen test is 60 USD
  • Passengers that test positive will not be boarded

Effective 7 February 2022, following the decision of the Moroccan authorities, passengers travelling to Morocco can be accepted onboard a Royal Air Maroc international flight upon producing:

  • For passengers, over 18 years old:
    • A vaccination pass
    • A negative COVID-19 PCR test taken 48 hours before departure
    • A duly completed and signed passenger health form; download here
  • For passengers over 6 years old and younger than 18 years old:
    • A negative COVID-19 PCR test taken 48 hours before departure
    • A duly completed and signed passenger health form; download here
  • For passengers under the age of 6 years old:
    • A duly completed and signed passenger health form; download here

Additional measures have been rolled out at Moroccan airports. Passengers may be requested to:

  • Take a antigen test (for passengers over the age of 6 years old)
  • Random PCR tests may be conducted

Effective 29 January 2022, passengers will no longer be required to spend a day in Kigali, or take a PCR COVID-19 test six hours prior to their flight time. This applies to flights to Dubai as well.

Passengers can now fly to Dubai on Turkish Airlines. Here are the requirements:

  • The PCR test must not be less than 48 hours.
  • The layover must be over 10 hours so passengers can take the rapid antigen test at the Hub’s airports.
  • The rapid antigen test is 60 USD.
  • For passengers that tested positive to Covid, they will bear the cost of treatment, and other expenses at the various airports.

Turkish Airlines will commence flights to India from 15 December 2021. They will be operating 3 weekly flights to Mumbai and 4 weekly flights to Delhi.

Below are entry requirements:

  • Passengers must have a negative PCR test taken 72hrs before departure from the first embarkation point. The text must be loaded.
  • Passengers must complete the self-declaration form before departure. They must select 'air suvidha' on the right top Corner
  • Passengers are subject to a COVID-19 molecular test upon arrival at their own expense and home quarantine for 7 days. This doesn’t apply to passenger with vaccination certificate showing they are fully vaccinated at least 15 days to arrival
  • This doesn’t apply to passenger younger than 5 years
  • Medical visa issued on or before 21 October is no longer valid
Departing From Flying To
Lagos UK, Canada
7 days a week
  • A COVID-19 test is not required for entry into the UK and Canada.
  • It is important to note that airlines such as British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are not permitted to enter the USA.

All passengers need:

Disclaimer:

By booking the selected flight with us, you confirm that you have checked that there are no travel restrictions (in both your country of departure and arrival) that may affect your booking and that you have satisfied yourself on behalf of all passengers in the booking that you can proceed with the booking. Please also check the entry requirements of your destination country, as a quarantine period or mandatory testing might be a requirement when flying from Nigeria.

Are you travelling out of Nigeria and need to get a COVID-19 test? Send us an email and we will assist you to book a COVID-19 test.

Flying into Nigeria? Your COVID-19 test must be done in one of the NCDC COVID-19 test laboratories

Yes, you should be notified by the airline directly. If you are not notified, please contact us immediately for further assistance.

This depends on certain factors:

  • If the airline cancelled the flight in response to COVID-19, airline penalty will be waived, however, passengers will pay the fare differences and admin fees (if any).
  • If it is a voluntary date change by the passenger and not necessitated by the airline, the passenger may pay an airline penalty, admin fee and fare difference (if any).

This depends on certain factors:

  • For tickets affected by flight cancellation in response to the pandemic, the ticket can remain open within the time frame communicated by the airlines.
  • For tickets not affected by flight cancellation in response to the pandemic, the rules of the ticket at the time of purchase applies.

If the refund request is made for a booking in response to the pandemic, then the rules of the ticket at the time of purchase apply.

This depends on the type of refund.

  • Excess payment, tickets not issued and erroneous transfers into our account can be refunded within 1-2 working days.
  • All other refunds take 8 - 12 weeks and can be significantly longer due to the pandemic.

This can only be determined by the Federal Government of Nigeria. We will keep you informed as we know more.

No, tickets are not transferable.

There is no fixed amount to pay. The amount to pay is dependent on the type of change passengers want to make.

Please contact us for further assistance.

  • If the request is made before 7pm on the same date the ticket was issued and our customer service agent is able to action the request, the ticket may be cancelled and a new booking done on the preferred airline with the same funds less any additional charges utilized if it is sufficient. If it is insufficient, passengers will be advised to pay the difference.
  • If the ticket was issued the previous day, it cannot be changed to another airline.

Contact us by email stating the error that was made on the ticket. We will see what can be done based on the airline’s policy.

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