Yemen suspends all flights for two weeks over coronavirus fears

A UN plane arrives in Aden airport, Yemen December 22, 2018. (File photo: Reuters)

Yemen’s UN-recognized government said on Saturday it was suspending all flights to and from airports under its control for two weeks starting on March 18, amid fears over the coronavirus outbreak.

A statement from the office of Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed said the suspension exempted flights for humanitarian purposes.

The key airports his government controls are in Aden, Sayoun and Mukalla.

For more coronavirus news, visit our dedicated page.

SHOW MORE
Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 14:06 - GMT 11:06
Top