Please accept our apologies for the incorrect information that was disseminated to our trade partners yesterday regarding the runway closure of Lubumbashi International Airport (FBM).
The latest update is that FBM will be affected by runway upgrading and maintenance from 14 May 2013 until the end of October 2013. The airport will be closed for 24 hours every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. It will be fully operational every Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Flights SA1797 Johannesburg to Lubumbashi and SA1798 Lubumbashi to Johannesburg have been cancelled on Wednesday and Thursday and all passengers have been re-accommodated on Friday flights, from 15 May 2013 to 14 November 2013.
Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused for our mutual clients and we will continue to provide you with updates on the progress of the work.