NCAA directs airlines to allow arriving passengers without QR codes to board


The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has suggested airways to permit passengers with out QR codes to board following difficulties a number of intending passengers are having with using the net platform for importing data.

QR codes (Fast Response codes), popularly referred to as 2D barcodes, are machine-scannable picture that may immediately be learn utilizing a smartphone digital camera. By scanning them through a smartphone, travellers can entry the knowledge encoded.

The net hitches have continued to make funds and printing of QR codes required for journey to Nigeria very tough for a number of passengers.

SEE ALSO: Oil Glut Commerce on the Brink of Making Comeback in Blow for OPEC+

In a letter dated September 8, 2020, signed by Musa Nuhu, director basic, NCAA notified airways “that the presentation of proof of cost receipt within the type of a QR code is really helpful for all passengers however not a compulsory requirement for boarding flights to Nigeria for now”.

“Airways are suggested to permit passengers with out a QR code to board as a short lived measure till extra on-going work to the cost platform is accomplished. Airways might be knowledgeable within the coming days of any adjustments on this requirement.

“Please be aware that presentation of damaging COVID-19 PCR check legitimate inside 96 hours of boarding stays obligatory for all passengers travelling to Nigeria. Airways should guarantee compliance with this requirement.

“Flying passengers that shouldn’t have damaging COVID-19 PCR exams to Nigeria will appeal to a penalty of $3,500 per passenger,” the letter stated.

Get actual time updates immediately on you gadget, subscribe now.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here