News Listings for Gambia Bird

  • UK bans Gambia Bird's flights from Sierra Leone amid Ebola threat

    News | 13 Oct 2014 16:37 | Oliver Clark

    Gambia Bird has had its licence to operate flights from Sierra Leone to the UK revoked by the British government "due to the current global situation regarding Ebola".
  • Gambia Bird suspends flights to Cameroon

    News | 05 Sep 2014 16:51 | Oliver Clark

    Gambia Bird has suspended its flights to Douala after the Cameroonian civil aviation authority imposed a ban on flights to the nation from Senegal, which surrounds Gambia.
  • ANALYSIS: West African connectivity hit by Ebola crisis

    News | 21 Aug 2014 09:21 | Martin Rivers

    Though primarily a human tragedy for the more than 1,350 people who have succumbed to the disease, the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is also having a drastic impact on air connectivity across the sub-region.
  • Gambia Bird suspends flights to Sierra Leone and Liberia

    News | 15 Aug 2014 17:01 | Oliver Clark

    Gambia Bird says it is suspending flights to the Liberian and Sierra Leonean capitals Monrovia and Free Town until the end of August, amid “international concern about the further spread of the Ebola” in West Africa.
  • Ivory Coast imposes flight bans in bid to limit spread of Ebola

    News | 12 Aug 2014 11:08 | Oliver Clark

    Ivory Coast has banned all flights linking the West African country to Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone, as part of efforts to prevent the spread of Ebola.
  • Nigeria's Arik suspends flights after Ebola outbreak

    News | 29 Jul 2014 13:50 | Oliver Clark

    Arik Air has suspended flights to Monrovia and Freetown after an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Nigerian city of Lagos.