Air France, British Airways suspend flights to Sierra Leone, Liberia
Aug 27th, 2014
Air France has temporarily suspended all its flights to Sierra Leone due to the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa. In a statement released by management of Air France today August 27th, the French government recommended the national carrier to suspend all its flight to Sierra Leone.
“Given the way the epidemic has evolved and the condition of the health systems…..the public authorities recommend to Air France that it temporarily suspend its services to Freetown” the statement read in part
Meanwhile British Airways has also suspended all its flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone till 2015.
British Airways had earlier suspended its flights to the countries till September 2014 but reviewed the situation and decided to extend its flights suspension to 2015.
Liberia has been worst hit since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa with 624 deaths recorded.
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