Kenya Airways has suspended commercial flight operations to Liberia and Sierra Leone temporarily effective Tuesday 19th August 2014 in the fight against ebola spread. The ban comes less tha 36 hours after Uhuru declared that Kenya cannot abandon her friends in West Africa- what has CHANGED? may be Ebola is already safely imported into the country !!
KQ suspended the flights to these locations after a situation risk assessment by Kenyaâ€™s Ministry of Health.
â€œTo our esteemed guests who are booked on the suspended flights, we wish to express our sincere regrets for disrupting your travel plans. We further wish to confirm that we shall be providing for a full refund of all tickets earlier booked and paid for prior to this suspension,â€ read part of the statement.
Kenya airways has however said that they will continue operating all its scheduled flights to Nigeria and Ghana. In addition, Kenya airways CEO Titus Naikuni said that they reserve the right to cancel other scheduled flights to any other destinations should the situation warrant.