KENYA AIRWAYS SUSPENDS FLIGHTS TO 8 AFRICAN CITIES

KENYA AIRWAYS SUSPENDS FLIGHTS TO 8 AFRICAN CITIES

Kenya Airways (KQ) has announced the suspension of flights to 8 African destinations as a result of the impact of the Coronavirus.

In a statement, the airline said: “Our short and medium-term projections indicate that we must inevitably reduce our operations before we begin to scale up again. With the suppressed demand for air transport, a large part of our fleet will remain grounded. We will also operate a reduced network as we gradually resume our services, as we anticipate that it will take some time before the industry starts to rebound.”

The airline added: “Therefore, following a thorough review, Kenya Airways announces that it will not resume flights on the routes below in the immediate future; Luanda-Angola, Bamako-Mali, Brazzaville-Republic of Congo, Mogadishu-Somalia, Khartoum-Sudan, Djibouti-Djibouti, Blantyre-Malawi and Maputo-Mozambique.”

Position Statement on routes suspension. Image Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways resumed international flights at the beginning of August and has been gradually increasing its network to key destinations that have eased restrictions. During the pandemic the airline performed several cargo and repatriation flights across the world.

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