Kenya Airways To Suspend UK Flights Amid Diplomatic Row

Kenya Airways has issued a suspension of all passenger flights between Kenya and the United Kingdom. – By Gerald Gekara.

In a press statement released by KQ, the suspension has been slated for midnight of Friday, April 9, 2021 until further notice.

“Customers impacted by this directive may change their bookings for later travel or request a refund with all penalties waived. All tickets must be utilized before 31st March 2022,” read the statement.

The suspension is the latest in a pissing contest between Kenya and UK over a red-listing directive issued by London.

Kenya then responded by suspending all flights from the UK, effective midnight 9th April 2021.

Nairobi said that exemption from the new travel restrictions includes cargo flights between the two countries and Kenyan nationals resident in the UK or transiting through the European nation’s airports