Aviation · POLITICS

Fg Authorizes Resumption of UAE Flights_Ada Nkong

The federal government has approved the resumption of flights between UAE and Nigeria.

A statement signed by Capt. Nuhu Musa, Director General Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority,says the approval follows 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.

According to him Air peace and Emirates Airlines are at 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 . He further said all parties must ensure strict compliance with the COVID-19 Travel Protocols of both countries.

According to Capt Musa, the Minister of Aviation’s approval of the winter schedule of Emirates is with immediate effect.

He 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.


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