160 Nigerians evacuated from US arrive NAIA Abuja, ferried to isolation

The 270 capacity Boeing 787 aircraft with flight number ET 509 and registration ET-AOQONE has successfully arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja NAIA, with  hundred and sixty (160) Nigerians evacuated from the United States of America Today.

The aircraft took off from Newark (EWR) Liberty International Airport in New Jersey on Sunday 10th May 2020 by 9.15pm and landed at about 11:05am, 10 May 2020.

 The evacuees were immediately taken to a secured location for isolation in seven buses on ground.

Recall that the Consulate General of Nigeria in New York, on behalf of the Nigerian Missions in United States of America, confirmed the one-way flight being arranged for the evacuation of stranded Nigerian nationals in the USA to Abuja on Sunday, May 10, 2020.

According to the Consulate all travelers are expected to fly economy class at the projected cost between $1,300 and $1,700 per adult, with the usual provision of appropriate percentage reductions for children and infants for the one-way economy ticket.

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