South African Airways cancels flights to Malawi

South African Airways cancels flights to Malawi

LILONGWE  (Malawi NewsNow) – South African Airways (SAA) has cancelled its flights to and from Malawi’s capital Lilongwe at  Kamuzu International Airport .

The carrier said the cancellation is due to the “change of category status” and resultant conditions which were currently not compatible with prescribed operational requirements for SAA to continue its scheduled services, according to a statement on Friday .

“We operate within a highly regulated industry and must always ensure compliance with the prescribed requirements set out by the regulating authorities,” said Tlali Tlali, SAA Spokesperson.

He assured passengers the decision was taken in their best interest and that of the airline.

“We regret any inconvenience to our customers as a result of the cancellation, and affected travellers will be offered all possible assistance to minimise the impact of this inconvenience.”