Kenya bans unaccompanied luggage on aircrafts from Somalia | WebTV

By AGGREY MUTAMBO. Kenya’s aviation authorities on Tuesday banned unaccompanied luggage on aircraft from Somalia and insisted that all planes should land at Wajir airport for security checks..In a letter sent to Somalia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

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Kenya bans unaccompanied luggage on aircrafts from Somalia

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31/05/2019 19:21:13

By AGGREY MUTAMBO.

Kenya’s aviation authorities on Tuesday banned unaccompanied luggage on aircraft from Somalia and insisted that all planes should land at Wajir airport for security checks..In a letter sent to Somalia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said security and aviation agencies had reversed the directive on direct flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu because the latter had flouted aviation safety standards on travellers.The letter, seen by the and addressed to the Somalia ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, said serious “security considerations” had influenced Kenya’s decision on May 10 to reintroduce security check-ups at Wajir airport, two years after they were lifted.It said Somalia had done little to ensure the safety of passengers travelling to Nairobi.Despite Mogadishu’s protests on the security checks, Kenyan officials said Somalia’s immigration checks are weak and some passengers are allowed to load luggage while they remain behind....

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