NCAA ISSUES IN-FLIGHT CATERING SERVICE ADVISORY

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA has issued a Public Health Guidelines advising all In-flight catering Service Providers, and Airlines operating domestic flights to put in place COVID-19 risk management measures to assure the travelling public that catering products such as meals or snacks served on board flights are not a potential source of COVID-19 infection.

So catering companies are required by the Authority to carry out regular risk assessments of their operations and put in place remedial actions to address any identified hazard to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19 virus to their customers through their products.

NCAA says, Domestic Airlines shall serve pre-packed catering products (Meals, snacks) in sealed containers to their passengers during disembarkation.It also adds that no catering products shall be served or consumed in-flight by airlines or passengers respectively on any domestic flight.

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