Posted on: August 11th, 2014 by Administrator No Comments

There are fears that multinational shipping lines may suspend their services to West African countries that are currently being ravaged by the deadly Ebola virus.
Already in the aviation sector, some airlines have suspended flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone, two of the worst hit countries.
British Airways and ASky which brought the infected Liberian Patrick Sawyer into Nigeria, have already announced temporary suspension of flights into the two countries.
British Airways, which operated four regular flights a week from London Heathrow to Freetown in Sierra Leone with a connection to Monrovia in Liberia, confirmed on Tuesday that it was grounding the flights until 31 August because of “the deteriorating public health situation in both countries”.

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