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Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it will resume flights to Enugu and Kano airports once the new terminals are officially declared open for operations by Nigerian authorities.
A Special Flight was last week allowed to operate into the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) as part of the gradual process of reopening the airport.
According to credible reports, that there has been pressure on the federal government to resume international flights in Kano and the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
Recall that since the reopening of airports for international flights, airlines have been restricted to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja.
Recall that before the COVID-19 lockdown, Ethiopia Airline operated into four airports in Nigeria – Lagos, Abuja, Kano, and Enugu.
The General Manager for ET in Nigeria, Shimeles Arage, in a statement, said the airline would soon release flight schedules for Kano and Enugu.
‘Ethiopian has been operating into Nigeria since 1960 and has stayed with Nigeria during good and difficult times.
‘Ethiopian Airlines is eager to provide our passengers with our traditional world-class service in the most technically advanced aircraft in the world.’ he concluded.
AFRICA TODAY NEWS, NEW YORK