Emirates has extended the Dubai to Abuja and Lagos, Nigeria Airport Flight suspension until the 20th of March 2021.
Before, Flight from Dubai to either Lagos and Abuja Airport supposed to resume on March 10, 2021. With this latest update from Emirates, flight operation has been extended by 10 days.
From the statement made available to the public, all affected passengers are advised to contact their travel agent or emirates office for flight rebooking.
Also, flight from Dubai to Abuja and Lagos Nigeria will continue to operate as scheduled by the Airline.
The statement reads:
In line with government directives, passenger services from Nigeria (Lagos and Abuja) to Dubai are temporarily suspended until 20 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).
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.
This flight suspension extension will automatically affect other airlines that operate Abuja or Lagos, Nigeria to Dubai. For instance, Air Peace was waiting for Emirates to resume flight operation before they will start their flight from Lagos to Dubai.
Air Peace was planning to start flight operations on March 12, 2021. The Air Peace Planned flight operation on the 12th of March 2021 will not hold.
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