Tanzania bans Kenya Airways planes from its airports

A Kenya Airways plane. The national carrier staff row will be settled out of court.

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The retaliation is a reaction to Kenya’s omission of Tanzania from the list of countries allowed to resume international flights into Kenya effective Saturday.
  • Earlier this week, Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia said flights from Uganda, Rwanda, Namibia, Morocco, Ethiopia Canada, Japan, South Korea, UAE, Qatar, Italy, UK France, Switzerland, USA (except California, Florida and Texas) can resume flying to Kenya.

Tanzania has banned Kenya Airways from flying into the country until further notice.

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