Please do not purchase your flights until you have been financially cleared by our FinACE department or instructed to do so by your Placement Facilitator.

Important note:
Mercy Ships Airline Ticket Refund policy

Due to the need to remain flexible in our ship’s schedule, we strongly recommend that all crew purchase changeable and/or refundable tickets and/or travel insurance.

As such, Mercy Ships will not offer refunds or financial assistance with extra costs incurred for changing or cancelling airlines tickets, due to a change to the ship’s schedule.

RECOMMENDED TRAVEL AGENTS

Listed below are several Travel Agencies that Mercy Ships recommends; many offer humanitarian discounts. If you require a letter of proof that you are coming on a humanitarian trip, please use your acceptance letter or contact Human Resources.

We have several corporate airline accounts which allow the individual flying to earn their own air miles while Mercy Ships earns points at the same time, which we use to cut the cost of some of our corporate air travel.
Mercy Ships corporate airline numbers:

  • AMERICAN AIRLINES : 754895
  • BRITISH AIRWAYS : 061890US
  • DELTA, KLM & AIR FRANCE : US0011878

 

TRAVEL INFORMATION – GUINEA

The Africa Mercy will be docked in Conakry, Guinea from approximately mid-August 2018 until mid-June 2019.

BOOKING YOUR FLIGHT

All crew should fly in and out of the international airport in Conakry, Guinea: Conakry International Airport (also known as Gbessia International Airport).

Airport codes: IATA: CKY / ICAO: GUCY

Our preferred airline is Brussels Airlines.  However, there are other airlines that may be used as noted below.

Flights purchased not matching those listed below may need to be re-booked at your own expense.

ACCEPTABLE FLIGHTS FOR ARRIVAL IN GUINEA:

  • Emirates Airlines 797
  • Air Cote d’Ivoire 720
  • Ethiopian Airlines 935
  • ASKY 016
  • Air France 724
  • Brussels Airlines 205 
  • Tunisair 841
  • Air France 596

ACCEPTABLE FLIGHTS FOR DEPARTURE FROM GUINEA:

  • Tunisair 841
  • Turkish Airways 538
  • Ethiopian Airlines 934
  • Emirates Airlines 797
  • Air Cote D’Ivoire 721
  • Brussels Airlines 206 
  • Tunisair 841
  • Air France 727
  • Air France 596

This is not an all-inclusive list, but if you are considering booking a flight that is not listed above, please confirm with your Placement Facilitator. 

 Brussels Airlines Discount Information

Our preferred airline is Brussels Airlines. Mercy Ships has secured a partnership with Brussels Airlines and partners which will give you substantial advantages for your flights to Guinea. Our agreement is applicable to volunteers, companions, and visitors. 

To take advantage of this discount, please use the information below. Access code is 301 117 if requested.