Kano Airport Resumes International Flight


International Flight Op
erations resumed last week at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, after a  week  break.
The foreign services resumed with the arrival of Sudan Air flight at 9.00 am local time last Wednesday.
This development which was greeted with great excitement by the people of Kano State, was observed by the Deputy Governor of the State, Alhaji Abudullahi Umar Granduje, who was conducted round the terminal by the Regional General Manager in –charge of North West Airports, Alhaji Ibrahim Daibu, to observe passenger facilitation for the Sudan Air flight.
General Manager, Corporate Communications, (FAAN), Mr Yakubu Dati, said all facilities required for international flight operations at the newly remodeled international terminal, including modern conveyor belts X-ray and 3D screening machines, check-in counters and immigration counters have been installed to ensure easy passenger facilitation, safety and security at the airport.
“The remodeled international terminal at Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport  was inaugurated on March 15, 2013 the Central Bank, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi but could not resume international operations immediately due to unforeseen logistic challenges in the installation of security and operational facilities”, Dati said.
He assured that other international airlines are expected to resume scheduled flights at the airport following the Sudan Air flight.
Dati also said the new terminal has a full complement of modern facilities available in major international airports of the world.
The Mallam Aminu Kano Airport is also one of the five airports in the country where ultramodern international terminals would be built under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Nigerian and Chinese governments.