United Airlines will begin flight operations from the Virginia, United States to Lagos, Nigeria.
The announcement was made on the verified Twitter account of the US Mission in Nigeria on Saturday.
According to the tweet, the airline operation will commence on November 29.
It stated that the “nonstop flights” will fly from Dulles international airport, Virginia, to Lagos, while adding that the “tickets will be available for booking in a few days.”
“Awesome! A welcome addition to increasing the burgeoning connections between the US and Nigeria!” the tweet reads.
“We are pleased to see that United Airlines will launch from Dulles International Airport to Lagos starting November 29. Tickets will be available for booking in a few days.”
On its part, United Airlines, while corroborating the news on its verified Twitter account, disclosed that it would operate flights on Monday, Thursday and Saturday every week.
The tweet established that the flight will be three per week — Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays — on a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner.
“Make room for one more, Dulles Airport! Our nonstop to Lagos, Nigeria, is now for sale,” it stated.
“The first flight takes off November 29, with service on a 787-8 on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.”