The deliberate resumption of Ethiopian Airlines’ 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).
According to Daily Trust, the Ethiopian Airlines had introduced on September 19 that it might resume flights to Enugu, the jap a part of Nigeria from October 1, to be operated thrice every week with B787 Dreamliner.
It could be recalled that Ethiopian Airlines 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, in response to the ET basic supervisor in Nigeria, Shimeles Arage.
Arage mentioned the flight to Enugu on the Independence Day would reinforce Ethiopian Airlines’ good relationship with Nigeria for the reason that first flight in 1960.
But the anticipated resumption of the flight didn’t maintain as a result of “tense situation” within the South-East, it was learnt.
A supply said that the flight had been “suspended indefinitely” whereas a brand new date could be communicated in the end.