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Kenya Airways has announced that it has reviewed its network and flight schedule to comply with directives issued on the restrictions on travel issued by the government to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

In a statement KQ said it has suspended the Tuesday and Thursday flights to London from tomorrow, but the Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday flights will continue uninterrupted.

It has also suspended 2 weekly to Paris and retained the remaining 5 flights until April 16. However all KQ flights to Bangkok, Djibouti, Mogadishu and Khartoum have been suspended effective tomorrow, and only one flight to Dubai has been retained.

The Nairobi to Johannesburg route has also been affected to operate twice daily, while the Nairobi Kigali route will only have daily flights, reduced from two.

All affected customers by the adjustments, will be rebook them on alternative flights, or get a full refund should they wish to cancel their travel. Booking fees will also be waived for those willing to reschedule their flights.

The national carrier said the changes are necessary to ensure optimal and efficient operations as the airline continues to make adjustments as the situation demands. Kenya Airways has further assured customers that the airline is fully compliant with IATA protocols and have instituted strict hygiene measures as guided by health authorities in Kenya, across its network and the World Health Organisation.