Following talks aimed at resolving differences between the Nigerian government and its United Arab Emirates (UAE) counterpart, Emirates Airline has disclosed plan to resume flight operations in and out Nigeria.
It also granted approval to Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, to fly direct into and out of Dubai.
Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, disclosed at the end of the 2023 Dubai Airshow at the UAE, where he also visited the pavilions of leading aviation and aerospace industries to inspect technologies that could be of use in driving his Five Point Agenda for the aviation industry in Nigeria.
Keyamo, in a statement signed by Deputy Director Public Affairs, Seyi Odutayo, revealed that useful discussions were held with representatives of the companies who shared insights and expertise and showcased the latest technologies their companies could offer.
At the sidelines of the show, the minister was said to have met with officials of Emirates to discuss the resumption of flights by the airline.