BREAKING: Aviation Minister Keyamo Announces Date Emirates Airline Will Resume Operation In Nigeria

BREAKING: Aviation Minister Keyamo Announces Date Emirates Airline Will Resume Operation In Nigeria

  • Emirates Airlines, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, will resume flight operation in Nigeria from October 1, 2024
  • The minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development of Nigeria, Festus Keyamo, disclosed this on Thursday, May 16
  • Keyamo describes the resumption of Emirates flight operations in Nigeria as a big announcement Nigerians have been waiting for

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FCT, Abuja - The minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development of Nigeria, Festus Keyamo, said Emirates Airline would resume flight operations to Nigeria on October 1, 2024.

Keyamo said Emirates Airline officially made the announcement on Thursday, May 16.

Emirates Airline returns to Nigeria
Keyamo says Emirates will return to Nigeria from 1 October Photo credit: @fkeyamo
Source: Twitter

Emirates to resume flight operations in Nigeria

The minister disclosed this via his X handle (formerly known as Twitter) @fkeyamo on Thursday, May 16.

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Keyamo wrote:

“Now, the big announcement we have all been waiting for has been officially made by Emirates Airlines:
Emirates returns to Nigeria from 1 October”

Nigerians react to Emirates' flights resumption

Nigerians have reacted to the news that Emirates Airline would resume flight operations in Nigeria from October 1, 2024. Legit.ng captured some of the reactions.

SA @samadegoke_
I want to see Microsoft, GSK & others announce their plans to resume operations in Nigeria again.
This is really amazing
Patrick Buzzo Ọzọemena @buzzotwittz
Great job on this...you have done well and I suggest you go find yourself a chilled beer
Adewale 'Damilare @dammygtnet
This is cool, at least but I hope the issues surrounding visa issuance will be addressed before then also.

Eazi Flo @trankwility

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We DO NOT need or WANT Emirate
In fact, Nigerians should STOP going to UAE
We sell same CRUDE OIL and GAS
Our leaders should stop stealing, have plans to make our country PARADISE,
So others can fight to visit NIGERIA
Dubai, my foot.
mohammed amin saad @aminsaad
Hopefully the Dubai Emirate has been able to differentiate the categories of law abiding, responsible Nigerians to visit that country such that the ugly occurrences of the past would not recur again
Bring it on!!!!

@Onyeani_Kalu

We don’t need them, they can look for another country, their insult on Nigeria and Nigerians is too much, we can no longer tolerate their disrespect to
@OurNatioNigeria
unless if they will Sign MoU to be of good behaviour

Emirates Airline invites Nigerian to join cabin crew

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Emirates Airline announced plans to recruit fresh graduates from Nigeria and across the globe.

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The recruits from Nigeria and other countries would be trained for eight weeks at Emirates’ facility in Dubai.

The application was made open to fresh graduates with at least one year of experience in hospitality or customer service.

Proofread by Kola Muhammed, a journalist and copyeditor at Legit.ng

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