Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Abuja flights suspended by Emirates and Kenya Airways

Emirates and Kenya Airways have officially announced via filing on the GDS systems, the following updates concerning their respective Abuja bound flights:

1. EK will be suspending its daily B773 service between Abuja and Dubai effective 31OCT16

2. KQ will be suspending its 5 weekly E90 operated service between Nairobi and Abuja effective 15NOV16

Both airlines have cited the forex issues that they are experiencing in Nigeria as the primary cause of their respective pull out.

A local Lagos newspaper had this article out today: http://www.dailytrust.com.ng/news/general/emirate-kenya-airways-suspend-abuja-flights/167334.html 

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