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Coronavirus: Kanya suspends flights to China

In a bid to secure its country against the endemic coronavirus, Kenya Airwayshas suspended all flights going to or coming from China.

“We have temporarily suspended all flights to and from Guangzhou starting Friday, 31st January 2020, until further notice. Our consultation with the Ministries of Health and Foreign Affairs will continue and we will provide updates as the situation develops,” the airline said in a statement on Friday.

“The safety of our customers and staff remains our highest priority,” it added.

Read also: Coronavirus’s second victim confirmed in US who returned from China

Other airlines have also suspended flights: British Airways, United Airlines, Air Canada, American Airlines, Air Asia, Cathay Pacific, Air India, IndiGo, Lufthansa and Finnair have announced plans to slash the number of flights they are operating to China or stop flying to the country entirely.

Other airlines like Delta are offering customers refunds or change fee waivers

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