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Lufthansa denies resumption of flights to Khartoum


September 9, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - German airline Lufthansa officially denied on Monday reports about the resumption of its resume its flight to Sudan, describing these reports as “mere rumours.”

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Passengers arrive at Khartoum’s international airport September 13, 2012. (Photo Reuters/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah)

Due to the shortage of hard currency and failure of Sudan Central Bank to transfer their funds to outside the country, almost all international airlines stopped their flights to Khartoum.

Recently, after the visit of the German foreign minister to Khartoum, reports emerged on the social media saying Lufthansa would resume its flights soon to Khartoum.

But, Michael Lamberty, a Lufthansa spokesman, denied these reports pointing that the carrier did not take such a decision.

"There are no such plans by Lufthansa to offer flights to Sudan," Lamberty said when reached by the Sudan Tribune on Monday.

He further said they were aware of these reports on social media.

Lufthansa’s last flight landed at Khartoum airport on January 19, 2014, after being the only direct European route to Sudan.

In 2013, the Dutch airline KLM ended direct flights between Amsterdam and Khartoum, citing economic reasons.

In the last two years, several Arab airlines, including Qatar Airways, have suspended direct flights to Sudan, while others have reduced the number of flights to Khartoum for the same reasons.


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  • 11 September 2019 02:50, by Pakuai

    "Lufthansa denies resumption of flights to Khartoum"
    I doubt it losers. Except *an evil juus (so-called israelis), devil infested island of England, their UN, their sleazy NGOs and their gulf Arab states financiers if that piece of propaganda serve you losers better creeps*>>>

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    • 11 September 2019 02:59, by Pakuai

      Did I informed you fools that we may have problems with Germans in ’Namibia, Southern Africa?’. Losers. Start removing your ’terrorists from our El Khartoum’ in peace (salam). We are going bomb you (Bantuses), Northern Nigerians, Boko Haram, El Qada, Muslim Brotherhood, El Nustra, Jesh El Islam, Abeshas (so-called ethiopia) and rubbish in between out of our country, reasons, pure HATRED & RACISM>>

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      • 11 September 2019 03:07, by Pakuai

        fools, do you understand things, that South Sudan and North Sudan would be used like then ’East and West Germany’ during the so-called COLD WAR and that South Sudan and North Sudan would be ’re-united’ an then the evils would then go to their capitals and ’brag’ that their so-called ’capitalism or their so-called western has triumphs over their so-called ’communism or socialism’.>>>

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        • 11 September 2019 03:12, by Pakuai

          "Didn’t they say that evil juus (so-called israelis) would be welcomed to North" https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/sudans-new-government-invites-jewish-communitys-return
          What part of North Sudan would those vermin be welcomed into? Our cloned so-called ’arabs of North Sudan’ don’t even own anything in North Sudan to welcomed any rubbish into our country. Fellows ’watch this space’>>>

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          • 11 September 2019 03:20, by Pakuai

            I am the one who help bomb you vermin out of our country, Eastern Jerusalem, white Americans, English people and their UN, sleazy NGOS, their Bantuses, mercenaries of Abesh (so-called ethiopia), India, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, Nepalese, Sri Lankans, our former slaves; Carribeans out of our country once and for all, Reasons, HATRED AND RACISM losers>>

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            • 11 September 2019 03:28, by Pakuai

              Fools, we are the Ancient Egyptians and very RACISTS than WHITE PEOPLE. Creeps. WW3 is going to start here in ’South Sudan’ and we are going to bomb you cloned so-called ’arabs of North Sudan and our enemies to NEAR OBLIVION and get a way with it, reasons, pure HATRED AND RACISM. There will be second *holocaust* fools. We are the israelis losers.>>>>

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              • 11 September 2019 03:36, by Pakuai

                Does this piece of propaganda spring into you losers minds that *from Tigris Rivers, Euphrates rivers and up to Nile valleys and plains?* and that the people would ’usher in the so-called UN NEW WORLD ORDER GOVERNMENT’ are the most POWERFUL SOVEREIGNS of the ’US, the UK, France, their gulf Arab states’ financiers and their evil juus (so-called israelis) attack dogs’.>>>

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                • 11 September 2019 03:42, by Pakuai

                  and that the evils who pay for their UN NEW WORLD ORDER GOVERNMENT’ are the most POWERFUL SOVEREIGNS are *Rich criminals in the gulf Arab states, their evil juus (so-called israel), Asians, Wall street, Bahamas, British virgin islands, London, Dabai, Brussels, Paris, Adis Ababa, Nairobi, Johannesburg, Cayman islands or Panama fools>>

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                  • 11 September 2019 03:51, by Pakuai

                    this is to ’stop’ West Africans, Darfuris, South Sudanese people if at all there are any who crossed Libya to and ’Mediterranean sea’ and go to Libya or other Europeans countries’, Eritreans, Abeshas (so-called ethiopians) and other bunch of creeps from going to *gulf arab states and the evil juus (so-called israleis) and go and cause problems in those countries>>>

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                    • 11 September 2019 04:00, by Pakuai

                      Fellows, the so-called ’ Africa unity and regional integration’ being ’propagated about’ by the criminals like *Thabo Mbeki of South Africa, Paul Kagame of Rwanda, Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga of Kenya, Abiye Ahmed of Abesh (s-called ethiopia), Barack Hussein Obama, former president Tanzania, Mr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete. former Abesh (so-called ethiopia) prime minister>>>

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                      • 11 September 2019 04:13, by Pakuai

                        Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe, their UN, their sleazy NGOs and some of their creeps love affair with our country has gone too far. And we are going these vermin out of our country and over our people, once for all, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. Fools. South Sudan is not your DR Congo, where ever loser on the face of the world always go and play balls with them>>>

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                        • 11 September 2019 04:19, by Pakuai

                          Not to demean people of DR Congo, I am of the boys who helps bomb ’Yei, South Sudan’ in 1997. There were no ’Equatorians’ in my own battalion then. It was the ’Dinkas/Jiengs of the Sudan’ Uganda even helped us then. But to be honest with evils love our country and people, we are here. We want a war.>>>

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                          • 11 September 2019 04:29, by Pakuai

                            I was injured very in badly of ’Kapoeta’ in 2002, New Kapoeta Area, not a single *cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan reached Torit fools* we killed the SPLA killed them on the way* Fools, there are some criminals who like other people and their countries. We are going to ’occupy Kenya’, kill evil juus (so-called israelis), with *KOBILs and KENOLs*, English people central Kenya towns>>>

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                            • 11 September 2019 04:44, by Pakuai

                              of ’Lokichogio, Kakuma, Lodwar, Kiatale, EL Doret, Nakuru, Naivasha, Nairobi, Arusha, Dodoma, Dar El Salam, Mozambique, Rwanda, Malawi, Zambia, Angola, Zimbabwe, *South Africa, Botswana and Namibia*, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. We don’t consider ’bantuses anyone’ We are the Ancient Egyptians. There will be no *Saudi Arabia, North Mighty US, their evil juus (so-called israleis) Northern>>>

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