Emirates suspends flights from six more destinations
Emirates suspends flights from six more destinations

Emirates suspends flights from six more destinations

Emirates has announced its suspending flights from six more destinations until further notice.

Emirates will no longer accept passengers from Cote d’Ivoire (ABJ), Lusaka (LUN), Harare (HRE), Lagos (LOS), Abuja (ABV), and Casablanca (CMN).

The airline released this statement.

“Affected customers do not need to call us immediately for rebooking. Customers can simply hold on to their Emirates ticket and when flights resume, get in touch with their travel agent or booking office to make new travel plans,” the airline said on its website.

Other flight bans are in place for passengers from Angola (LAD), Guinea (CKY), Kenya (NBO), Tanzania (DAR), Uganda (EBB), Ghana (ACC), and Ethiopia (ADD).

Emirate’s named world’s safest airline

Emirates has been named the world’s safest airline for the second year in a row by the Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre.

Emirates came top in the global rankings with a risk index of 95.05 per cent.

Just behind them were KLM (93.31 per cent), JetBlue (91.61 per cent), Delta (91.55 per cent) and EasyJet (91.28 per cent).

The survey used data from 25 different airlines. They weighed up the airline’s history of accidents and incidents, their operational factors including fleet age and environmental factors including weather and terrain.

The safest European airlines were KLM, Finnair, Air Europa, Transavia, EasyJet and Norwegian.