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Etihad Airways says to resume Khartoum flights on July 16

Abu Dhabi airline suspended flights to Khartoum on June 9 due to security concerns in the city

Etihad Airways says to resume Khartoum flights on July 16

Etihad Airways will resume flights between Abu Dhabi and Khartoum, Sudan, on Tuesday July 16, the Abu Dhabi-based airline said on Wednesday.

Etihad Flight EY 632 will depart Abu Dhabi at 9.50am every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, arriving four hours later at 11.50am local time.

The return service, flight EY 633 will depart at 12.50pm, arriving in Abu Dhabi at 6.55pm.

The airline suspended flights to Khartoum on June 9 due to security concerns in the city.

The carrier said in a statement: "The safety of guests and staff is the highest priority for Etihad Airways, and the decision to resume services follows a detailed review of safety and security."

Emirates resumed flights to Khartoum on July 8 after suspending services amid ongoing violence between the Sudanese military and protesters.

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