Emirates Airlines opens their stand at new Airport Terminal in Abuja


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With the newly remodeled Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, Emirates Airlines now joins a few international airlines operators using the facility. Check photos here!

The newly remodeled Abuja Airport, The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, has become available for occupation by the flight operators in the Airport. The only thing is that only a few of the international flight operators have started occupying the facility provided by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) for their use.

However, Naijauto has found that the Middle East mega flight operator, Emirates Airline, has joined the other international flight operators to commence its operation from their stand in the new facility.


The Emirates Airlines' facility within the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja - tastefully finished!

Emirates airlines join a host of other airlines like East African flight operator The Ethiopian Airlines, and Asky Air, who was the first to move into the newly remodeled terminal to commence operations back in January. Emirates will be the fifth Airline to move into the new Airport as Air Peace Airlines, and Coted’Ivoir had also moved in earlier.

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Emirates Airline is renowned for its premium services

Emirates Airline has everything set up nice and neatly for them in this new facility as it was seen arriving with its first passengers after resuming operations at the new Airport. It came in at about 3 pm, with 176 passengers and 16 crew members, with its carrier type as Boeing 777 aircraft with 16 crew members on board. The manager of the Airport, Sani Mahmud said of Emirates Airlines after their arrival saying “one of our biggest operators into Abuja, The Emirates Airline commenced flight operation into the new international terminal making it five airlines that have moved into the new terminal.” The airline was later seen departing the airport with 222 passengers. However there are still others, who are yet to move into the facility, they include British Airways, Arik Air, Egypt Air, Turkish Airlines, Air France, Rwanda Air, Africa World Airline, and Lufthansa.

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Segun Ogunbiyi
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