Press Release


UNWTO saddened by the crash of Air Algerie flight

Location

Madrid
Spain
PR No.: 
PR 14053
28 Jul 14

UNWTO is deeply saddened by the news of the crash of Air Algerie flight AH 5017. On behalf of the international tourism community, UNWTO conveys its heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of those onboard.

"It was with great sorrow that we learned about this tragic crash and we express our sincerest solidarity with the passengers’ families and friends at this difficult time”, said UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai. 

 

Contacts:

UNWTO Senior Media Officer: Marcelo Risi

Tel: (+34) 91 567 81 60 

UNWTO Communications & Publications Programme

Tel: (+34) 91 567 8100 / Fax: +34 91 567 8218