An Emirates Boeing 777-300 (Photo: | Greg Linton)

Emirates Suspends Flights To Nigeria Amid Slot Dispute

Last Friday, Emirates announced the suspension of flight operations between Nigeria and Dubai amid an intensifying slot allocation row between the Nigerian Ministry of Aviation and the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), just a week after the country's largest airline announced its flight resumption to Abuja, Nigeria and Lagos, Nigeria. The Dubai, UAE-based airline is once again suspending flights in and out of Nigeria until both countries resolved "the ongoing issue,” with the suspension taking effect beginning…