The wait and curiosity is over! Kenya Airways is set to commence daily flights between Nairobi and New York in October. In this historic milestone, flight time between the two cities will be cut by 7 hours

Kenya Airways chairman Michael Joseph has intimated that the national carrier is currently loading flights into the KQ system. “We shall go live and ready for bookings on Thursday” he told media.

Passengers travelling to JFK will arrive early in the morning-6.30am while the return flight to will depart JFK at 1.30Pm and arrive in Nairobi 10.30am next day.

In addition, each trip will have a maximum of 234 passengers-204 in the coach and the rest in Business class.

America remains Kenya’s top source of visitors. The sheer large number of Kenyans in America is also expected to help the national airline get passengers with a patriotic angle.

Comments

comments

SHARE
Previous articleSahara desert experiences snow fall for the second time in 38 years 
Next articleInaugural KQ direct flights to New York to cost KSh 87 000 only
African Warrior (AW) is a US-Based-Africa-Focused all round Magazine targeting African Diaspora in USA, Europe & Beyond. It aims to deliver informative, educative, and entertaining News & Information normally underplayed or altogether neglected by mainstream media; exploring potential to scale-up the presence and contribution of this highly dynamic African Community living in the West by highlighting their journeys, Challenges and Victories as they navigate new horizons in search of greener pastures. Write to us, info@awmagazine.org