Latest on Jomo Kenyatta fire
08 Thu, Aug 2013
Domestic and cargo services from
A statement by State House spokesperson, Manoah Esipisu, however said that the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority had granted clearance for the use of Unit 3 for international departures and arrivals and should be prepared for flights to operate from today.
In a statement from Kenya Airways it said that management was working closely with The Kenya Airports Authority management and senior government authorities to see when some operations could resume at the earliest convenience.
All transiting guests have been checked into hotels in
The airline added that any customers who require a change of reservation or an update on their connecting flights are kindly advised to contact the Kenya Airways contact centre or visit any of the Kenya Airways sales offices worldwide.
SAA said in a statement that it had cancelled all flights between
The airline has put a recovery plan in place to minimise the inconvenience to passengers. The plan will be activated as soon as a signal is received indicating that the airport has resumed operations.
Any passengers wishing to cancel or reschedule their flights should take note of the following:
• The rebooking of flights will be made on the next available flight (same cabin/same booking class) subject to space;
• All date and flight change fees will be waived;
• This allowance will apply to South African Airways tickets only and not on any other airline tickets;
• The offer must be taken up and tickets re-issued through an SAA office by August 12; and
• If passengers are moving to a later date, all such travel must commence on or before August 21.
Ethiopian Airlines cancelled flight ET801, yesterday and accommodated transit passengers in hotels.
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