Travel uncertainty after Paris attacks

2015-11-14 10:15
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Cape Town - There was no immediate clarity on how flights between South Africa and France would be affected after more than 150 people were killed by gunmen in Paris on Friday night.

SkyNews reported that France's foreign ministry announced that airports would remain open and @flightradar24 tweeted that the first flights of the day were landing and nearly all scheduled flights were operating.

The Airports Company of South Africa said it was up to individual airlines to decide whether they would keep to schedule or not, and did not have immediate information early on Saturday.

SAA said it code shares with individual airlines such as Lufthansa and had not been informed of changes by early Saturday morning.

So far:
- @AirFrance tweeted that flights to and from Paris were operating normally;
- @Reuters reports that American Airlines has delayed flights to Paris;
- @Delta said it would continue to fly but is monitoring the situation;
- @Aer Lingus expects to continue flying;
- @Easyjet continues to fly but passengers flying in the next 48 hours may cancel and get a refund.

At least 153 people were killed in separate attacks around the city.

President Jacob Zuma has sent condolences to the people of France through a message to French President Francois Hollande.

Hollande has also cancelled a G20 summit meant to be held in the city later this month.

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