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KSA, Nigeria to resume operating cargo flights soon

Nigeria and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) are set to restart cargo flight operations, according to Festus Keyamo, Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Nigeria. Keyamo announced the pact during a ministerial press briefing in Abuja, marking the Tinubu administration’s one-year anniversary.

Keyamo, who recently returned from a visit to KSA, said, “I met my counterpart there, and we have agreed to resume cargo flights between our countries, which was suspended for a long time. Now cargo flights are back again.” Resumption of the exact date of the cargo flight hasnot been announced yet. Keyamo also noted the resolution of a diplomatic issue with the UAE, which had led to a visa ban on Nigerians. He recently remarked the diplomatic tension had been resolved, paving the way for improved bilateral ties and increased air traffic between the two nations.


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