Nigerian Government Bans Emirates Airline From Flying Nigeria

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Nigerian Government Bans Emirates Airline From Flying Nigeria
Nigerian Government Bans Emirates Airline From Flying Nigeria
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The Federal Government says Emirates Airlines has been included in the list of airlines not allowed to operate in Nigeria as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country.

Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known via his Twitter handle on Friday.

He said the decision was taken after a meeting between members of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and European Union ambassadors.

He said the ban would take effect from Monday, September 21, 2020.

Minister for Aviation, Hadi Sirika
Minister for Aviation, Hadi Sirika

“The 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 September 2020,” he tweeted.

https://twitter.com/hadisirika/status/1307038556033032193

The Federal Government had on September 5 okayed the resumption of international flights in the country.

Source: ThePunch

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