CYCLONE IDAI: Over 100 People Dead after Heavy Rains in Mozambique Flights Cancelled ...

Extremely dangerous Tropical Cyclone Idai is barrelling towards Central Mozambique with imminent landfall near the port city of Beira. This storm has already triggered torrential rainfall that lead to over 100 fatalities.

Reports of at least 66 people were killed

and 141,000 affected in central and northern Mozambique. Heavy rain and flooding in Malawi claimed 45 lives and more than 230,000 people are without shelter.

The government has issued a red alert as Tropical Cyclone Idai is due to bring further damaging rains, storm surge and wind on Thursday evening.


Fastjet Mozambique (FN) informs its customers of the cancellation of the flights

detailed below for Thursday 14 March and Friday 15 March as a result of tropical cyclone Idai.

"The safety of our guests and staff is our top priority and remains our key consideration as we closely follow the development and forecasted intensity of the cyclone", Fastjet said.

All customers affected by the cancellations are entitled to re-book onto the next available flight to their scheduled destination (up to seven days of the intended date of travel) without incurring change fees (fare differences may apply).

To re-book flights, guests must visit a Fastjet Sales Shop or their travel agency of choice at time of booking.

Thursday 14 March - CANCELLED FLIGHTS:

14 March Flight FN9100 From Maputo (MPM) To Beira (BEW) STD: 06:50

14 March Flight FN9106 From Maputo (MPM) To Beira (BEW) STD: 17:25

14 March Flight FN9101 From Beira (BEW) To Maputo (MPM) STD: 08:50

14 March Flight FN9107 From Beira (BEW) To Maputo (MPM) STD: 19:25

Friday 15 March - CANCELLED FLIGHT:

15 March Flight FN9100 From Maputo (MPM) To Beira (BEW) STD: 06:50

15 March Flight FN9101 From Beira (BEW) To Maputo (MPM) STD: 08:50

15 March Flight FN7661 From Maputo (MPM) to Quelimane (UEL) STD: 10:10

15 March Flight FN7662 From Quelimane (UEL) to Maputo (MPM) STD: 14:10

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