KQ ADJUSTS ITS OPERATION

KQ suspends flights to Bangkok, Mogadishu and Djibouti over coronavirus

Also, daily flights from Nairobi to Kigali Rwanda has been reduced from two to one.

In Summary

• Earlier, Kenya Airways's CEO Allan Kilavuka agreed to a 35 per cent pay cut to reduce costs in a bid to optimise operations.

Kenya Airways plane at JKIA. Photo/File
Kenya Airways plane at JKIA. Photo/File

Kenya Airways has suspended its flights on four routes in the wake of coronavirus.

In a statement on Wednesday, the national carrier said it has suspended flights to Bangkok, Djibouti, Mogadishu and Khartoum.

Flights to Bangkok have been suspended until April 30, to Djibouti till April 19, Mogadishu till April 2 and Khartoum till March 30.

 

The management also said it will reduce flights to Dubai from two to once a day.

Flights to London have been cut from seven to five.

 

The usual three times flights from JKIA to Johannesburg have been slashed to two.

Earlier, Kenya Airways's CEO Allan Kilavuka agreed to a 35 per cent pay cut to reduce costs in a bid to optimise operations.

The airline on Wednesday also said the Board of Directors agreed to forego their monthly fees and sitting allowances with effect from April 1.

Daily flights from Nairobi to Kigali have been reduced from two to one.

The carrier had announced on March 13 that it suspended flights on the Rome – Geneva route.

South Africa has confirmed 116 COVID-19 cases, making it the the country with the second highest cases in Africa.