Emirates Airline Banned From Operating In Nigeria

(FILES) File picture dated August 1, 2008 shows an Emirates Airline flight from Dubai landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. Dubai-based airline Emirates announced on September 8, 2008 that it is suspending flights using its lone Airbus A380 superjumbo until later this week while repairs are carried out. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Emirates Airline has been adapted to list of airlines that have been banned from operating in Nigeria.

EmiratesMinister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika who disclosed this, said the ban will take effect from Monday, September 21, 2020.

Before the announcement of the resumption of International flights, recall that the FG had stated that approval had not been given to Air France, KLM, Etihad, RwandAir, Air Namibia, Royal Air Maroc, Lufthansa, TAAG Angola Airlines to commence operations.

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He wrote in a tweet, “The PTF sub-committee met today with EU Ambassadors to discuss Lufthansa, Air France/KLM ban. The meeting progressed well.  Emirates Airlines’ situation was reviewed and they are consequently included in the list of those not approved, with effect from Monday, September 21, 2020.”Photo Credit: Twitter


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