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Kenya Airways reduces flights to Juba due to runway closure

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Kenya Airways reduces flights to Juba due to runway closure - Airports / Routes publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Source: Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways has cancelled its weekend flights to Juba, South Sudan, following closure of the international airport’s runway for repairs.

Authorities in South Sudan announced closure of the runway every Saturday and Sunday from last week until April 30, 2016. This will affect all airlines operating into Juba.

Kenya Airways operates twice daily to Juba on Saturday and Sunday, on the Embraer 190. The airline has blocked bookings on these two days since last month to minimize impact on passengers. Passengers who had already booked to travel on the affected days have been rebooked to weekdays and notified by the airline.

Our daily flights to Juba between Monday and Friday will continue as normal.

About Kenya Airways
Kenya Airways, a member of the Sky Team Alliance, is a leading African airline flying to 52 destinations worldwide, 42 of which are in Africa and carries over three million passengers annually. It continues to modernize its fleet with its 41 aircraft being some of the youngest in Africa. This includes its flagship B787 Dreamliner aircrafts. The on-board service is renowned and the lie-flat business class seat on the wide-body aircraft is consistently voted among the world’s top 10. Most recently it has scooped top awards at the Africa Investor (Ai) Tourism Investor Awards and was declared the Business Airline of the Year in Africa. Kenya Airways takes pride for being in the forefront of connecting Africa to the World and the World to Africa through its hub at the new ultra-modern Terminal 1A at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.

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