Emirates extends flight suspension from Nigeria to Dubai till March 10

Posted: February 15, 2021 in general

United Arab Emirates (UAE) carrier, Emirates Airlines further extended its suspension of passenger services from Nigeria (Lagos and Abuja) to Dubai to 10 March 2021 from the earlier February announced, last week.

The airline said this was in line in directives received from the UAE government which directed the initial suspension of inbound Nigeria operations.

A statement issued, Sunday, read: ”in line with government directives, passenger services from Nigeria (Lagos and Abuja) to Dubai are temporarily suspended until 10 March 2021.

“Customers from both Abuja and Lagos will not be accepted for travel prior to or including this date. Passengers who have been to or connected through Nigeria in the last 14 days are not allowed entry into the UAE (whether terminating in or connecting through Dubai). Read also: UAE suspends Air Peace’s inbound passenger flights; airline can airlift Nigerians back only.

“Emirates flights from Dubai to Lagos and Abuja will continue to operate as per the normal schedule.

“We regret the inconvenience caused, and affected customers should contact their booking agent or Emirates call centre for rebooking. Emirates remains committed to Nigeria, and we look forward to resuming passenger services to Dubai for our customers when conditions allow.

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