Nigeria Federal Government Lifts Ban On Emirates Airlines
Nigeria Federal Government Lifts Ban On Emirates Airlines
Nigeria Federal Government Lifts Ban On Emirates Airlines
Nigeria Federal Government Lifts Ban On Emirates Airlines

Federal Government Of Nigeria has lifted the ban stopping Emirates Airlines from operating in Nigeria.

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this news clear on his Twitter handle on Wednesday.

Here is His  tweet:-

“UAE has written to state that they agree to issue visas to Nigerians, consequently decision has been reached to allow Emirates to fly into Nigeria.

“Commencement of the Visa issuance is condition precedent. Please bear with this unusual situation. Many thanks.”

The minister on September 18 announced the ban of Emirates flights to Nigeria, which made The  Federal Government vow to enforce the principle of reciprocity in granting permission to airlines to resume operations. Before the resumption of international flights in the country, the Federal Government announced that Air France, KLM, Etihad, RwandAir, Air Namibia, Royal Air Maroc, Lufthansa, TAAG Angola Airlineswont be approved to commence flight

This Airlines such  as international flights were denied of approval so they are yet to resume in their countries, such airlines are Cabo Verde and South African airlines .

Meanwhile This Airlines were all granted approval to resume operations in Nigeria, they are Middle East Airline, British Airways, Delta, Qatar, Ethiopian Airlines, Air Peace, Virgin Atlantic, Asky Airlines, Africa World Airways, Air Cote D’ Ivoire, Kenya Airways, EgyptAir, Turkish.

EgyptAir, Virgin Atlantic, Turkish Airlines, Africa World Airways, Kenya Airways, and Middle East Airlines were announced as the airlines permitted to use Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, while British Airways, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Africa World Airways, and Middle East Airlines were granted approval to use Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

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