FG stops Emirates airlines from flying into Nigeria effective Sept. 21


The Federal government has reversed its approval for Emirates airlines to operate into Nigeria.

From effective Monday 21st, 2020, Emirates airlines will no longer be allowed into Nigeria.

The Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirika in his Twitter handle today, says “PTF sub committee met today with EU Ambassadors to discuss Lufthansa, Air France/KLM ban.”

“The meeting progressed well. Emirates Airlines’s situation was reviewed & they are consequently included in the list of those not approved, with effect from Monday the 21st Sept. 2020.”