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Nigeria reverses approval, limits Emirates flights

Emirates introduces comprehensive safety measures as it resumes Abuja, Lagos flights

The federal government of Nigeria has withdrawn approval granted to Emirates Airlines for the winter schedule.

A letter by Musa Nuhu, the director-general, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, (NCAA) dated 9th December 2021 to the country manager, Emirates airlines, stated that the approval which was granted 1st December 2021 via a letter, will be withdrawn effective Sunday 12th December 2021.

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The letter stated that henceforth, Emirates Airlines will be granted approval to operate only one weekly passenger flight to Abuja on Thursdays.