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COVID-19: Ethiopian Airlines Evacuates Canadians From Nigeria

Ethiopian Airlines evacuated 187 Canadians and Resident permit holders from Nigeria on 21 May from Lagos airport on a Boeing 787 to Addis Ababa onward transfer to Canada.

Ethiopian Airlines has been operating regular flights between Addis Ababa and Toronto, Canada for years. According to Firihewot Mekonnen, the General Manager Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria, more Canadians will be evacuated from Nigeria as arrangements are ongoing.

Ethiopian Airlines as an airline is ready to operate any flight as an evacuation when requested by the respective government and agencies.

As at now the Airline has already operated such flights and is having an ongoing discussion to evacuate Canadians and Canada resident permit holders from Nigeria.

According to the airlines GM, Ethiopian Airlines is not yet contracted to evacuate Nigerians from Canada. That is the responsibility of the Nigerian Government and its agencies to choose partners for such evacuation.

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