[3rd July 2018]

KENYA AIRWAYS TO COMMENCE DIRECT FLIGHTS TO NEW YORK, US IN OCTOBER 2018.

Kenya Airways flight purser Stella Keru, demonstrates how a Dreamliner boeing 787 seat automation system works to US Under Secretary for Commerce Gilbert Kaplan (Head of US Business delegation on visit to Kenya) accompanied by Kenya Cabinet Secretary for Tourism ,Hon. Najib Balala at JKIA on 1st July,2018.

The airline dubed ‘ The pride of Africa’  decision  to start direct flights between Kenya and the US  brings to an end the long search by our African  brethren,Tourists and business persons  for an express connection  from Africa directly  to the USA. Since the Airline also operates Flights to over 40 African cities, they will no longer require to travel outside Africa to connect Flights to US.This follows the upgrading of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport(JKIA) to Category A status in April, 2018, after the Airport has undergone recent innovations, making it one of the most modern in the African continent.