Somalia/Dubai: Whether there are flights from Mogadishu to Dubai; in particular, whether there was a flight from Mogadishu to Dubai on 15 August 2007
|Publisher||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Ottawa|
|Publication Date||5 February 2008|
|Citation / Document Symbol||ZZZ102772.E|
|Cite as||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Somalia/Dubai: Whether there are flights from Mogadishu to Dubai; in particular, whether there was a flight from Mogadishu to Dubai on 15 August 2007, 5 February 2008, ZZZ102772.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/47d6548728.html [accessed 1 August 2014]|
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In a 30 January 2008 telephone interview, a member of the Dubai Airport authority personnel indicated that there are no direct flights from Mogadishu to Dubai. However, he indicated that there are flights from Mogadishu to Dubai that connect through Djibouti (Dubai Airport 30 Jan. 2008). These flights are operated by Air Djibouti (ibid.).
The following is a schedule of flights that arrived in Dubai from Mogadishu through a connection in Djibouti around 15 August 2007:
- 14 August 2007 at 2:15 am
- 14 August 2007 at 11:55 pm
- 16 August 2007 at 3:30 am
- 17 August 2007 at 12:00 am
- 18 August 2007 at 3:30 am
- 19 August 2007 at 9:45 pm (ibid.).
Corroborating information could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate within the time constraints of this Response.
This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim for refugee protection. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.
Dubai Airport. 30 January 2008. Telephone interview with member of airport personnel.
Additional Sources Consulted
Internet sites, including: Dubai International Airport, Farecompare.com, Jubba Airlines, Lonely Planet, United Nations Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN).