By Our Reporter
Emirates Airlines will commences flight operation to Nigeria on Saturday, Infantng has learnt.
The announcement came less than 24 hours after the Federal Government approved the resumption of flight operations between Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Though the airline added a can’t, saying that passengers travelling to Dubai would undergo an additional COVID-19 test and remain in self-quarantine until the results of the test are received.
All passengers travelling from Nigeria with Dubai as their final destination require a 48 hour PCR test, the airline added.
Also, passengers are required to present a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate with a QR code for a test conducted at an approved facility, and validity must be calculated from the time the sample was collected.
The statement added: ”Upon arrival in Dubai, passengers will undergo an additional COVID-19 PCR test and remain in self-quarantine until the results of the test are received.
”Passengers travelling from Nigeria and transiting in Dubai are required to follow the rules and requirements of their final destination.
Emirates, in a statement by its media consultant in Nigeria, said it would resume daily flights into Lagos and Abuja Airports from its base in UAE from Saturday, February 5, 2022.
The statement pointed out that the flight resumption would provide travellers more choice, comfort and enhanced connectivity to Dubai and over 120 destinations.
It said it would operate to Abuja with EK 785 and 786.
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