It said the move was due to the “deteriorating public health situation in both countries” and that “the safety of our customers, crew and ground teams” was a top priority. 

BA normally has four flights a week from London Heathrow to Freetown in Sierra Leone, with a connection to Monrovia in Liberia.

“We will keep the routes under constant review in the coming weeks,” the airline added.

Customers can get a refund or rearrange their flight for a later date.

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