OVERVIEW OF: Federal Government Bars Emirates Airlines from Operating in Nigeria
The Federal Government has banished Emirates Airlines from working in Nigeria.
As indicated by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, the restriction will produce results from Monday, September 21, 2020.
The tweet read: "The PTF sub-council met today with EU Ambassadors to talk about Lufthansa, Air France/KLM boycott. The gathering advanced well. Emirates Airlines' circumstance was explored and they are thus remembered for the rundown of those not affirmed, with impact from Monday, September 21, 2020."
The Federal Government had a month ago pledged to authorize the guideline of correspondence in giving consent to carriers to continue tasks.
Prior to the resumption of global trips in the nation, the Federal Government had declared that Air France, KLM, Etihad, RwandAir, Air Namibia, Royal Air Maroc, Lufthansa, TAAG Angola Airlines were not allowed endorsement to start flight activities.
Cabo Verde and South African aircrafts were additionally denied endorsement as global flights presently couldn't seem to continue in their nations.
Center East Airline, British Airways, Delta, Qatar, Ethiopian Airlines, Emirates Airlines, Air Peace, Virgin Atlantic, Asky Airlines, Africa World Airways, Air Cote D' Ivoire, Kenya Airways, EgyptAir, Turkish Airlines were completely allowed endorsement to continue tasks in Nigeria.
EgyptAir, Virgin Atlantic, Turkish Airlines, Africa World Airways, Kenya Airways, and Middle East Airlines were reported as the carriers allowed to utilize Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, while British Airways, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Africa World Airways, and Middle East Airlines were conceded endorsement to utilize Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
Sirika said the nation would feel free to execute the guideline of correspondence to all nations that had prohibited departures from Nigeria.