Emirate Airlines has been added to the list of airlines banned from operating in Nigeria by the federal government.
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika who made the announcement said the ban will be effective from Monday, September 21, 2020.
“The PTF sub-committee met today with EU Ambassadors to discuss Lufthansa, Air France/KLM ban. The meeting progressed well. Emirates Airlines’ situation was reviewed and they are consequently included in the list of those not approved, with effect from Monday, September 21, 2020.”
Recall that before the resumption of international flights in the country, the Federal Government announced that Air France, KLM, Etihad, RwandAir, Air Namibia, Royal Air Maroc, Lufthansa, TAAG Angola Airlines were not granted approval to commence flight operations.