COVID-19: UAE extends flight suspension from Nigeria to March 10
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has extended suspension of flights from Nigeria till March 10, as against February 28 earlier scheduled, it has been revealed. A statement from Emirates, the UAE-owned airline, explains that passenger services from Nigeria (Lagos and Abuja) to Dubai are temporarily suspended till March 10, 2021, and customers from Abuja and Lagos will not be accepted for travel prior to or including this date. “In line with government directives, passenger services from Nigeria (Lagos and Abuja) to Dubai are temporarily suspended until March 10, 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). 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,” the airline say.