The deliberate resumption of Ethiopian Airways’ flight to Enugu after over two years was stalled Friday as a result of sit-at-home ordered by the outlawed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB).
Based on Every day Belief, the Ethiopian Airways had introduced on September 19 that it could resume flights to Enugu, the jap a part of Nigeria from October 1, to be operated thrice every week with B787 Dreamliner.
It might be recalled that Ethiopian Airways stopped flights to Enugu in 2019 when the federal authorities closed the airport for restore of the runway.
The resumption of flight was deliberate to coincide with the October 1 Independence Day anniversary, based on the ET normal supervisor in Nigeria, Shimeles Arage.
Arage mentioned the flight to Enugu on the Independence Day would reinforce Ethiopian Airways’ good relationship with Nigeria because the first flight in 1960.
However the anticipated resumption of the flight didn’t maintain as a result of “tense state of affairs” within the South-East, it was learnt.
A supply said that the flight had been “suspended indefinitely” whereas a brand new date can be communicated sooner or later.
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