Air Canada suspends flights to Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – Air Canada has suspended flights between Montreal and Port au Prince, Haiti, due to continuing civil unrest in the French-speaking nation going on for two months. The non-stop service is suspended until Monday, April 29 The decision to limit service to Haiti comes after some online travel sitesblocked persons from booking flights Haiti – that shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican republic. Earlier this month, the Canadian government urged citizens to avoid trips to Haiti, noting then, that the “security situation in the country to deteriorate rapidly” and advised that Canadians “should

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – Air Canada has suspended flights between Montreal and Port au Prince, Haiti, due to continuing civil unrest in the French-speaking nation going on for two months. The  non-stop service is suspended until Monday, April 29

The decision to limit service to Haiti comes after some online travel sites blocked persons from booking flights Haiti – that shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican republic. 

Earlier this month, the Canadian government urged citizens to avoid trips to Haiti, noting then, that the “security situation in the country to deteriorate rapidly” and advised that Canadians “should consider leaving Haiti by commercial means, as long ad they are available.”

Violent anti-government protests erupted across the country on February 7 and are  ongoing.

Protests have rocked Haiti  in the wake of the high cost of living and calls for the departure of  President Jovenel Moïse and the arrest of those involved in squandering billions of dollars of aid money from Venezuela’s PetroCaribe discount oil programe.

 

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