Emirates restores Nigeria services


Emirates Airline will resume its passenger operations between Dubai and Nigeria from December 5.

The cities of Abuja and Lagos will be served with daily flights.

Flight EK 785 will depart Dubai at 11:00 am, arriving in Abuja at 03:40 pm, while the return service EK 786 will take off from Abuja at 07:00 pm, arriving in Dubai at 0435hrs the next day.

Meanwhile, flight EK 783 to Lagos will depart Dubai at 10:30 am, arriving in Lagos at 1540hrs.

The return flight EK 784 will depart at 06:10 pm, arriving in Dubai at 04:15 am the next day.

Travellers coming from Nigeria must hold a negative report for a COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before departure.

They will also need to take another PCR test on arrival at Dubai International Airport.

Additionally, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has specified designated laboratories for passengers departing Nigeria and they must obtain their certificate from one of the labs listed here to be accepted on the flight.


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