donder10
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Abidjan Implodes,Air France Route Flights Via Lome

Fri Mar 26, 2004 6:37 am

I guess so the crew can stay in Lome.Any idea how long this will be going on for?
 
FoxBravo
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RE: Abidjan Implodes,Air France Route Flights Via Lome

Fri Mar 26, 2004 7:00 am

Presumably as long as things remain unsettled there--I don't think anyone knows for sure at this point. For those who aren't familiar with the situation, see http://edition.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/africa/03/25/ivory.coast.ap/index.html.

[Edited 2004-03-25 23:01:24]
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RE: Abidjan Implodes,Air France Route Flights Via Lome

Fri Mar 26, 2004 7:04 am

Also the SN Brussels flight of today had to divert...

Frederic
 
donder10
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RE: Abidjan Implodes,Air France Route Flights Via Lome

Fri Mar 26, 2004 7:08 am

AF had to do something similar a year or so ago.Anybody know how long it lasted then?Having said that,the current problems look like they could really escalate quickly and anti-French feeling is rather rife.
 
BA
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RE: Abidjan Implodes,Air France Route Flights Via Lome

Fri Mar 26, 2004 7:21 am

Certainly not uncommon sadly...

MEA has canceled its Abidjan flight a few times in the past because of these periodic civil unrest risings...

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RE: Abidjan Implodes,Air France Route Flights Via Lome

Fri Mar 26, 2004 8:55 am

We just evacuated one of our salesmen out of Abidjan.. He called in and reported armored vehicles in the streets. The natives are restless, or so it seems.
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