Again, Emirates Airline Suspends Flights To Nigeria Over Trapped Funds



For the second time in two months, Emirates airline has announced suspension of flight operations into NIgeria from 29th October, 2022.

It could be recalled that Emirates Airlines had announced the suspension of its flight operations in Nigeria in August.

The airlines had said the suspension became necessary following its inability to repatriate its funds from Nigeria because international carriers operating in Nigeria have repeatedly complained about their inability to repatriate funds to their home countries.

Reiterating same concern in a statement by Emirates on Thursday, the airline said it has no option but to suspend flights to/from Nigeria from 29 October 2022 to mitigate against further losses moving forward.

LEADERSHIP’s attempt to book a flight on the Emirates portal, yielded a negative result and an automatic non-availability message.

The statement reads, “Emirates has continued to actively seek a solution for the repatriation of the remainder of its blocked funds in…

Source: Leadership Newspaper