Sudan’s aviation authority suspends flights until Oct. 30

1 min read
Aeroplanes are seen on the tarmac in Khartoum's international airport

KHARTOUM -Sudan’s civil aviation authority on Tuesday suspended all flights to and from Khartoum’s international airport until early Saturday, its head told Reuters a day after the military seized power.

Ibrahim Adlan said the suspension was due to the current events in the country, adding that the airport will reopen at 2 a.m. local time (0000 GMT) on Saturday.

Sudanese airspace remains open to passing flights, he added.

Protesters took to the streets on Tuesday to demonstrate against the military takeover after a day of deadly clashes.

(Reporting by Nayera Abdallah and Khalid Abdelaziz; Writing by Mahmoud Mourad; Editing by Andrew Cawthorne, Angus MacSwan and Paul Simao)