Emirates to suspend Dubai-Abuja serviceStaff Writer | October 20, 2016
Emirates Airline will suspend its four times weekly service between Dubai and Nigeria's capital Abuja starting Oct. 30, a company spokesman said.
Air traffic Emirates will continue to serve Nigeria
The announcement comes just a day after Emirates President Tim Clark said the airline could reduce the frequency of flights to Africa or cut them altogether because of persistent financial challenges on a continent that has seen steep currency declines.
So far this year, Nigeria's naira has dived in value against the U.S. dollar due to the impact of low oil prices. ■