Federal Government has approved the airlifting of Nigerian nationals who are stranded in Canada due to the COVID-19 pandemic on Friday, July 18th, 2020.

EuroAtlantic, TouchDown Travel and the Nigerian High Commission office in Ottawa, Canada have teamed up to ensure a timely and safe flight for Nigerian citizens who have been stuck in the country during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A repatriation evacuation flight is scheduled to leave Calgary, Alberta on July 18th for Abuja and Lagos.

The flight will also be picking up Nigerian-Canadians, who are Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents and Students with valid visas. It is scheduled to leave Abuja and Lagos for Calgary, and Toronto on July 19th, 2020. The Boeing 767-300ER flight, operated by Euro Atlantic is at first expected to convey evacuees from the Toronto Pearson International Airport as well as the Calgary International Airport.