Emirates Airline has temporarily suspended passenger flights from Nigeria to Dubai until February 28.
The decision to not accept passengers from both Abuja and Lagos “prior to or including this date” has been made in line with government directives, the airline explained in a statement posted on their website.
Meanwhile, Emirates flights from Dubai to these two cities will continue to operate as per the normal schedule.
The carrier added that “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)”.
Affected passengers are urged to contact their booking agent or the Emirates call centre.