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UAE- Khartoum flight cancellations prolonged till Might 31 because of civil unrest in Sudan

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Dubai: UAE carriers Emirates, flydubai and Air Arabia have prolonged their flight cancellations to Sundan because of the deteriorating civil unrest scenario in Khartoum. Emirates has cancelled all flights to and from Khartoum (EK733/EK734) from April 15 till Might 31.

“Prospects connecting on Emirates or flydubai flights to Sudan won’t be accepted for journey on the level of origin till additional discover,” stated the airline on Thursday. The sister provider, flydubai, too has prolonged cancellations till Might 31.

“We are going to proceed to observe the scenario carefully and revise our schedule accordingly. The security of our crew and passengers is our primary precedence; we apologise for the inconvenience prompted to our passengers’ journey schedules,” an airline spokesperson stated.

In the meantime, bookings on Sharjah’s Air Arabia present tickets can be found to Khartoum solely after Might 16. Dubai Airports acknowledged on Wednesday introduced assist for passengers affected by the flight cancellations who can not proceed their journey to Khartoum. A Dubai Airports spokesperson stated the passengers had flown into the emirate from totally different international locations.

“They’ve been supplied non permanent lodging till they will journey to Khartoum or they select to fly to different locations,” the spokesperson stated. “Dubai Airports locations the very best precedence on the protection of passengers and crew. We’re carefully monitoring the scenario in Sudan to find out the plan of action within the coming days.”

In line with the UN well being company Docs Syndicate, almost 300 individuals have been killed for the reason that civil unrest broke out 5 days in the past, however the toll is probably going greater.

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