Emirates can now fly to Nigeria as suspension lifted – Minister Hadi


The Minister of Aviation in company of leading members of the Executive today this evening announced a major change in the country’s aviation industry.

Senator Hadi Sirika, spoke this evening in the Aviation Head Office, Abuja Nigeria’s capital that Nigeria has lifted restrictions on one of the World’s leading airline, the Emirates flights to Nigeria.

The airline was in the first quater of 2021 suspended by the Nigerian government from flying into or out of its air territory after the Emirates imposed more stricter test for COVID-19  requirements on the country’s passengers.

Speaking, the Minister said, “Today we received communications from Emirates removing some of the conditions for travelling for which we had concerns.”

“Having done that it is necessary to lift the ban on Emirates. This subsequent lifting of ban is a product of lengthy negotiations between us and them.” He concluded.

With this latest development, passengers can secure more avenues and flights from the regions and other countries.


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