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Emirate Airlines has been banned from operating in Nigeria.

Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation,
Hadi Sirika, announced the ban in a tweet.

According to the Minister, the ban will be effective from Monday, September 21, 2020.

He tweeted: “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.”

Before the resumption of international flights in Nigeria, the Federal Government had announced that Air France, KLM, Etihad, RwandAir, Air Namibia, Royal Air Maroc, Lufthansa, TAAG Angola Airlines were not granted approval to commence flight operations.

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