Somalia Cries Foul as Kenya Lands Plane at Kismayu Airport

The Somali Civil Aviation Authority has said that Kenya violated its airspace, after a plane left Nairobi and flew directly to Sayid Mohammed Hassan International Airport, also known as Kismayu Airport, instead of first landing in the capital Mogadishu. This grievance comes amid already strained relations between Nairobi and Mogadishu over the maritime border dispute, which is being heard at the UN's International Court of Justice.

A plane is seen at the Kismayu airport in the picture taken on January 22, 2014.

InFocus

See What Everyone is Watching

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.