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Flydubai suspends flights to Colombo amid economical and political upheaval

NITN | @notintownlive | 12 Jul 2022, 02:43 am

Flydubai suspends flights to Colombo amid economical and political upheaval Flydubai-Sri Lanka

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Colombo: Flydubai's flights between Dubai and Colombo have been suspended until further notice, it was reported on Tuesday.

“Passengers who have booked to travel on these flights will be contacted and offered a refund," the Daily Mirror quoted the airline as saying.

The airline will continue to closely monitor the situation on the ground in Sri Lanka, where massive protests triggered by widespread shortages of essential commodities forced President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to flee the presidential house on Saturday.

Massive jet fuel shortage in Sri Lanka is forcing airlines to fuel up in other hubs before making the journey back.

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