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UAE suspends Air Peace’s inbound passengers flights

UAE suspended the airlifting of passengers from Nigeria to UAE to curb the spread of COVID-19.

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Harmattan grounds foreign, domestic flights in Nigeria

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has suspended the airlifting of passengers from Nigeria to UAE to curb the spread of COVID-19. The Emirates stated that airlines can airlift passengers from the country to Nigeria.

This was disclosed by Air Peace in a statement shared via its Twitter handle and seen by Nairametrics on Thursday.

It stated, “The Management of Air Peace wishes to notify the flying public that the UAE Government has stopped the airlifting of Nigerians from Nigeria to UAE as part of its COVID-19 measures.

“However, flights bringing Nigerians back from UAE are not affected. To this end, Air Peace flight from UAE (Sharjah-Dubai) to Lagos is not affected. Normal flights shall resume when the restriction is lifted from February 28, 2021.”

READ: Covid-19: FG publishes list of suspended passports for refusing post-arrival Covid-19 test

What you should know

  • The UAE had announced the suspension of passenger services from Nigeria (Lagos and Abuja) to Dubai until 28 February 2021.
  • It stated, “In line with government directives, passenger services from Nigeria (Lagos and Abuja) to Dubai are temporarily suspended until 28 February 2021.
  • “Customers from both Abuja and Lagos will not be accepted for travel prior to or including this date. Passengers who have been to or connected through Nigeria in the last 14 days are not allowed entry into the UAE (whether terminating in or connecting through Dubai.”

READ: Nigeria allocated 16 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine – NPHCDA

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  1. Captain Amen

    February 14, 2021 at 4:31 pm

    Will UAE and Nigeria government settle their issues before 28 of February 2021?

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