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The management of Ethiopian Airline has revealed that flights to Enugu, a route that was earlier suspended, would resume by October 1, 2021.
Enugu airport was officially re-opened to domestic flights in 2020 and to international flights in August 2021 after the Nigerian aviation authorities closed the airport to refurbish the runway in 2019.
Ethiopian Airline’s General Manager, Shimeles Arage, who confirmed the proposed resumption in a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday, said that every week there would be a flight on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, with B787 Dreamliner.
“October 1 is Nigeria’s Independence Day and the flight to Enugu on that day will reinforce Ethiopian Airline good relations with Nigeria since the first flight to Nigeria in 1960,” he said.
Arage before the closure of the airport for runway repairs, Ethiopian Airline was the only international airline flying to Enugu.
Source: Abuja Business Reports