FG approves resumption of Emirates flights


Posted by Sade Williams

The Federal government, through the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), on Wednesday, approved resumption of Emirates airline flights into Nigeria.

This was contained in a statement signed by the director general of the NCAA, Captain Musa Nuhu.

The DG said the approval followed the review and acceptance of Safety Decision 2021-02 Issue 24 as released by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), by the Federal Government.

“Following the review and acceptance of the “Safety Decision 2021-02 Issue 24”as released by United Arab Emirates (UAE) General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) by the Federal Government, the Honourable Minister of Aviation has approved the re-instatement of Emirates
Airlines Winter Schedule with immediate effect. All parties have been
informed accordingly.

“Consequently, Air peace and Emirates Airlines are liberty to resume scheduled passenger flights between Nigeria and UAE under the terms and conditions of the Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) between the two countries .

All parties must ensure strict compliance with the COVID-19 Travel Protocols of both countries.”, the statement reads.

The NCAA re-assured the traveling public that the Federal Government would continue to ensure the provision of air services while protecting national’s interests at all times.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *