Emirates Airlines has announced the suspended flights to Lagos and Abuja following the Outbreak of the dreaded Coronavirus in Nigeria.
This was contained in a statement sent to travel agencies which revealed that the suspension will fully commence as from March 23rd.
“Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on the aviation industry, Emirates will be suspending operations into Lagos and Abuja.”
“EK785/786; EK781/782 and EK783/784, the above-listed flights are cancelled from March 23, 2020, we regret any inconveniences that this may cause. As the situation is being reviewed, we will keep you posted. Passengers may visit our website for the latest travel update information” the airline said.
This development is coming a day after Nigeria’s minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika revealed that the government was considering closing down airports in order to curtail the spread of the killer virus.