Emirates Airline’s 21 flights to Nigeria reinstated

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Following the approval of six flight slots granted To Nigeria carrier, ‘Air Peace’,at Dubai International Airport in a bid to avoid a diplomatic row, the Federal Government has reinstated Emirates Airline’s 21 frequencies to Nigeria.

This was conveyed in a letter signed by Director-General of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, (NCAA), Musa Nuhu, and addressed to the country manager, Emirates Airline’s.

It read;

“Following the further consultations with various stakeholders and the letter from Dubai CAA with reference number DCAA/ASA/N-3/016 dated 17th December 2021 offering Air Peace Airlines daily slots to Dubai airports, I wish to inform you the reinstatement of the ministerial approval of Emirates Airlines Winter Schedule.

“The approval is predicated on compliance with the Dubai Travel Protocol as released by Dubai airports on Friday 26th November 2021 as it affects travellers travelling from Nigeria to UAE.”