Emirates resumes flights to Khartoum as Qatar air increases flights to Mombasa  5th Jul 2019

Dubai based airline, Emirates will resume its flights to and from Sudan capital city Khartoum after halting them for a month due to political tension in the African country.

Emirates announced that the daily flights will resume from July 8 allowing business and leisure travel.

The daily Emirates flight to Khartoum will depart from Dubai at 14:35hrs and arrive in Khartoum at 16:40hrs. The return flight departs from Khartoum at 18:10hrs and arrives in Dubai at 00:20hrs the next day.

Emirates suspended its flights to Khartoum in June due to political unrest adding that they were monitoring the situation closely.

Emirates’ Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations in Africa Mr Orhan Abbas stated that they decided to resume flights to Khartoum after thoroughly monitoring and having exhaustively reviewed the situation.

Meanwhile, Qatar Airways has increased the number of daily flights to Mombasa from one to two.

Qatar and Kenya signed a deal that has seen the airline have more access to Mombasa.

This has been lauded as a move that will increase the number of travellers visiting the country through the Coastal Town.

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