Obama Visit Raises Hopes for Kenya-U.S. Flights

The hopes of many Kenyans for direct flights between Nairobi and Mombasa and the United States have been raised by the visit of President Barack Obama. But Obama has cautioned that "very specific protocols and security issues... have to be worked through" and declined to set a date for their introduction.

The first Kenya Airways Boeing Dreamliner B787 aircraft arrives at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. (file photo)

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