Lufthansa , Air France/ KLM have been given the approval to operate international flights into Nigeria .
Minister of Aviation , Hadi Sirika , made the disclosure in a tweet on Tuesday .
Sirika also added that Qatar Airways has been granted approval to resume flights to Abuja .
The Minister hinted at the possibility of the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport , Port Harcourt International Airport and Enugu Airport accommodating foreign travellers before year end.
The tweet read , “ We are working with Ministry of Health , CACOVID & The PTF to open Kano , Port Harcourt & possibly Enugu airports before the end of the year . Also Lufthansa , Air France/ KLM have been given go – ahead to resume .
Qatar Airways is approved to start Abuja . Thank you for your patience . ”
In September , the Nigerian government barred some airlines from entering the West African nation as it resumed international flights operations .
The airlines include Air France , KLM Royal Dutch , Lufthansa , Etihad Airways, RwandAir , Air Namibia , Royal Air Maroc and TAAG Angola .