Kenya Dashes to Exploit the New U.S. Direct Flight
The launch of the extra long haul flight is expected to attract more U.S. corporations into the Kenyan market, to add to the more than 40 that have already set base in Nairobi as their Africa headquarters. The challenge facing Kenya now is to "optimise and utilise the linkages created by this direct flight to create more business, more trade, more investment and, finally, more tourism," according to the chairman of the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kiprono Kittony.
Nation, 1 November 2018
Kenyan officials and business leaders moved quickly to capitalise on the daily non-stop service between New York and Nairobi that was inaugurated on Sunday. Read more »
Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner shortly before leaving Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for New York City on October 28.
Capital FM, 30 October 2018
Kenya Airways (KQ) expects the Nairobi - New York route launched on Sunday will boost revenue by 10 percent next year. Read more »
Kenya Airways has launched a non-stop flight from Nairobi to New York. This will be the first direct flight connecting the two countries since PanAmerican Airlines, which later ... Read more »
An aviation workers' union has promised industrial action over the airline's failure to agree with its employees on special pay and working conditions for the long-haul flight. The ... Read more »