Keyamo has revealed that Emirates Airlines is set to resume flight operations in Nigeria.
News online in Nigeria reports that the Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, disclosed that Emirates Airlines is on the brink of unveiling the much-awaited date for the recommencement of its flights into Nigeria.
This Nigeria news platform understands that during an official communication via his Twitter handle on Sunday, Keyamo highlighted the progress made in discussions with Emirates Airlines, signaling a stride towards resolving the impasse that led to the suspension of flight operations into Nigeria.
“After engaging in productive discussions with Emirates’ top leadership at the Dubai Airshow,” Keyamo stated, “we’re on the cusp of finalizing the crucial details for the resumption of flights.”
Addressing the underlying issue that triggered the suspension, Keyamo acknowledged the financial constraints faced by Emirates due to unpaid funds from ticket sales as reported by Prime Business Africa.
He underscored the collaborative efforts between Nigeria and the Emirates, expressing optimism about an imminent solution.
“We’re meticulously ironing out the finer points, and the airline is set to announce the exact resumption date shortly,” Keyamo confirmed.
Highlighting the significance of these efforts, Keyamo credited President Bola Tinubu for his role in facilitating the discussions, which are anticipated to bring relief to eager travelers and reinstate a vital international route.
“The dedication shown by both parties ensures a positive outcome, offering hope to travelers eagerly anticipating the reopening,” he emphasized.
News online in Nigeria reports that Keyamo’s revelation echoes a beacon of hope for countless passengers awaiting the restoration of seamless air travel between Dubai and Nigeria.
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