Friday, March 23, 2012

Kenya Airways Starts Direct Flights to New Delhi from Nairobi

Kenya Airways has decided to kick-start a new route from 15th May 2012 to operate flights to India connecting New Delhi with Nairobi. The new route will fly four times per week using Boeing 767-300.

With the new flight service, Kenya Airways will perhaps boost up its popularity among holiday makers looking for tickets on cheap flights to India from Kenya.

The new flight to India, KQ220 (operating Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday) will depart from Nairobi Airport on 15th May at 13:50 hours and will arrive in Delhi at 23:20 hours. Whereas, the return flight, KQ221 (operating Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sundays), will depart from New Delhi Airport at 00:50 hours the next day and will arrive Nairobi at 05:30 hours.

The airline’s new flight to India new route of the airline will offer easy connectivity to leisure holiday makers and to those on business tours and seeking to travel between the two regions.

India has been advancing its business bonds with Africa to access the growing African markets. The launch of the new route will also help in promoting the bilateral and business relations between the two regions and will lure travellers booking tickets on cheap flights to India connecting at Delhi.

Kenya Airways will also launch a right issue offer on 30th March. The airline anticipates to make Kshs20.7 billion from its shareholders to support its 10-year expansion plan Project Mawingu that will help the airline in raising its global destinations from 56 to 115 by 2021.


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