Emirates Airlines Adds China Routes to Nigerian Market
Emirates airline has announced that it has extended its flight operations to China, with multiple destinations beyond Beijing and Guangzhou. The airline made this known at a media briefing in Lagos.
Speaking at the event, Emirates’ Regional Manager, West Africa, Afzal Parambil, said Nigerian aviation market is exciting adding “what makes it interesting is that apart from businessmen, some families go to China and some far east countries for leisure. This has increased the volume of traffic to China and the far east.”
According to him, China that used to be solely business destination has now added tourism, to become second most patronised destination for African travellers.
Parambil said: “China is very popular for visitors from across the world, includ