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Air France and KLM resume passenger flight operation to Abuja, Lagos Dec 7

As of 7 December 2020, Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will resume passenger flight operations to Abuja and Lagos.

Passengers can now fly Air France and KLM from Nigeria (Abuja & Lagos) to Paris and Amsterdam with the possibility of transfer to other European and North Atlantic destinations.

In a statement by Air France, the airline states that tickets are open for booking on airfrance.com.ng and klm.com.ng and via our trade partners, adding that the flight schedule remains subject to change due to travel restrictions and governmental authorizations.

“Before traveling, Air France and KLM recommend its customers to check the entry and travel requirements for their destination and transit countries with the relevant authorities or on www.airfrance.traveldoc.aero, www.airfrance.com.ng, www.klm.com.ng, as these may have been modified due to the evolving global health situation.

“In the context of this current health crisis, Air France and KLM are adapting its commercial measures to enable travelers to book their next trip in complete confidence and flexibility. If customers wish to cancel their trip, their ticket can now be changed at no extra cost, and without proof, on the date and to the destination of their choice.

“If they prefer, they can request a refundable credit voucher. These measures, which provide optimal flexibility, apply to all trips until 31 March 2021. If their flight is canceled by the airline, customers can choose to postpone their trip at no extra cost, change their destination, request a full ticket refund or receive a credit voucher, which is also refundable if not used,” the airline stated.

Air France and KLM say they are monitoring the changing health situation worldwide on a daily basis and are committed to providing its customers optimum health and hygiene conditions at every stage of their trip.

“Flights to and from Lagos and Abuja will be operated in strict compliance with NCAA and international health protocols and will adhere to the highest standards of health and hygiene.

“We also wish to assure all our customers that we have taken precautionary measures to ensure that our operations are conducted safely, comfortably, and responsibly. The safety of our passengers and crew will always be our top priority,” Michel College, General Manager Air France KLM Nigeria & Ghana stated.

The airline explained that wearing surgical masks is compulsory onboard the aircraft and throughout the duration of the trip, adding that the air in the cabin is renewed every three minutes.

“The air recycling system onboard the aircraft is equipped with HEPA – High-Efficiency Particulate Air – filters identical to those used in hospital operating theatres.

“Air France and KLM have reinforced aircraft cleaning procedures, notably with the disinfection of all surfaces in contact with customers. A specific procedure for disinfecting aircraft by spraying an approved virucidal product has been introduced,” the airline stated.

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