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Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria
July 16, 2020

Location: Nigeria

Event: Seats Available on July 23 Flight

Following today’s (July 16) successful evacuation flight, the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos has a scheduled evacuation flight from Lagos to Washington D.C., via Addis Ababa, on July 23 on Ethiopian Airlines.  Seats remain available on this flight.  Please note there are no scheduled flights from Abuja at this time and there is no guarantee the U.S. Mission in Nigeria will organize additional flights beyond July.

If you have attempted to call Ethiopian Airlines but have been unable to get through, we encourage you to continue calling or send them an e-mail.  See contact details below.

These flights are for U.S. Citizens and U.S. Legal Permanent Residents ONLY.  Visa holders are not eligible for these flights and those who are denied boarding by the airline may not receive refunds.


To book your ticket, please contact Ethiopian Airlines directly by phone or email:

Monday-Sunday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM WAT:

  • +234 803 975 9711
  • +234 814 199 2990
  • +234 803 438 0470
  • +234 803 975 9710
  • +234 803 241 8516


  •  abvadmn@ethiopianairlines.com
  •  abvcto@ethiopianairlines.com
  •  lossm@ethiopianairlines.com
  • zeresenayB@ethiopianairlines.com


Kindly send Ethiopian Airlines the following information via e-mail to begin your booking:

  1. Passport data page
  2. Name as it appears on your passport
  3. Date of Travel (July 23)
  4. Telephone number


The cost for a one-way economy seat as of July 13, 2020* is as follows:

  • Adult: $2004 USD (777,000 Naira)
  • Child fare: $1,597 USD (618,718 Naira)
  • Infant: $185 USD (71,240 Naira)
  • Baggage allowance: 46kg (2 pieces of 23kg/each)

*Please note the prices are subject to change.  Contact airline for updated pricing.


Once you have confirmed a seat with the airline, you will be responsible for paying for the flight directly with Ethiopian Airlines.  PLEASE DO NOT PAY UNTIL YOU HAVE A CONFIRMED BOOKING.

Naira Account:
Account Name:  Ethiopian Airlines Abuja operation
Account Number: 1011937617
Bank: Zenith
Passenger’s name should be put as remark on the payment platform.

Dollar Account:
Account Name:  Ethiopian Airlines Abuja operation
Account Number: 5070082125
Bank: Zenith
Passenger’s name should be put as remark on the payment platform.


U.S. Mission Nigeria released a new evacuation questionnaire on April 22, 2020.  If you have not yet completed the questionnaire, please CAREFULLY and ACCURATELY complete the appropriate questionnaire below.  EACH TRAVELER in your party must complete his/her own questionnaire in order to be included in our data.  If there is space for you on a future flight, we will contact you directly by phone.

New Lagos Evacuation Flight Questionnaire

New Abuja Evacuation Flight Questionnaire 

Actions to Take:


U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central District Area
+234 (9) 461-4000 during business hours; after hours press zero (0)

U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Nigeria
2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island
+234 (1) 460-3400 during business hours and after hours

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Nigeria Country Information
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