Bad experience with Mali airlines
I had to go to Mali from Dakar on 16th and return on 19th Sep 09.
I had horrible experience with this airline.
WE checked in before 0700 hrs on 16th for flight at 0800 hrs. During check in we were informed it will leave at 10.00 am. 10.00 then became 1400 hrs, finally we left after 1700 hrs. Spent all the time at airport. No one from the airlines bothered to provide breakfast or lunch or correct information so that we could return to city.
We were to return on 19th evening. Again we checked out from hotel and reported at airport at about 2000 hrs for flight at 2115 hrs. Not allowed to check in. Told the flight will leabe at 0450 hrs on 20th morning. We had to go back again check into hotel and report back at 0330 hrs only to be told flight at 0600 hrs. Finally it left after 0700 hrs.
So if you are travelling by Mali aierlines keep an extra day in hand and be prepared to go hungry and also for extra hotel expenses. SO MUCH FOR MALI AIR HOSPITALITY TO BUSINESS CLASS!