Ethiopian Airlines has enforced a ban on matted woven bags, popularly known “Ghana Must Go” bags, from their flights in Nigeria due to concerns about damage to conveyor belts at airports.

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In a circular to it’s customers, Ethiopia Airlines said the damages resulted in significant costs incurred by the airline.

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The airline however made an exception, bags could be used if they are adequately packed in a carton or hardcover rectangular container.

Meanwhile, Media reports had earlier erroneously attributed the ban to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN.

However, the regulatory agency had in a series of tweets on Friday,1st December 2023, denied banning ‘Ghana-Must-Go’ bags.

In Nigeria, “Ghana Must Go” bags are widely favored by travelers for their durability, affordability.

They come in various sizes and colors, serving as popular sac-like load carriers.