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Coronavirus: African Airlines Suspend Flights to China


Following the outbreak of Corona Virus in China, African airlines have joined their counterparts around the world to suspend scheduled flights to China.

So far, four African airlines, including Egypt Air, Royal Air Maroc, Kenya Airways, and RwandAir have suspended all flights to destinations in China.

However, Ethiopian Airlines which is the largest African carrier with the most destinations in China, is yet to suspend operations to any of its destinations in mainland China. This has become worrisome in some quarters.

Other major airlines who have suspended flights to China include British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, KLM, Air France, Lufthansa, American Airlines, Delta, United, and Turkish Airlines.

The suspension of flights to China has become necessary as the world struggles to prevent or minimize the spread of the deadly and highly infectious virus so as to avoid a global outbreak.

On Thursday, the Corona Virus outbreak was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO). Currently, the novel virus has been confirmed in 24 countries outside China. No case has been confirmed in Africa yet.

As at the time of publishing this post, there were a total of 11,821 confirmed cases across the world and 259 deaths, all of which occured in China. However, 243 people have reportedly been discharged from hospital after recovery.

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Sep 21, 2022

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Sep 30, 2022

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kasarokcaesar
Oct 24, 2022

Wonderful event and topics discussed, hopefully we see the manifestations in our African airline businesses in the nearest future. Kudos to you all.

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Nov 10, 2022

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Nov 18, 2022

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Dec 04, 2022

Good location astounding but the staffs are rude and they make me wait so long for the service. They charge me more than what is on the website and did not refund me the manager is not helping with the issue


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Dec 15, 2022

WoW. Amazing Review. 👍

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Jan 07, 2023

I spent the holidays here, I don't know why but during the holidays their reception smells like a piss Id rather not spend my special occasions here

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Aug 07, 2023
Replying to

Where is here.

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Jan 27, 2023

Thank you for sharing such a detailed review about ethiopian airlines in your post. I am an avid traveller and keep reading flight reviews to assess the options available. Your review particularly drew my attention because you have shared so many pictures to capture every aspect of the flight experience. It is a very nice effort.


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Feb 27, 2023

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