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12 January 2018, 10:05 | Opal Carroll
Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8
As Kenya Airways (KQ) prepares to touch down in NY, the national carrier has started selling tickets for the maiden non-stop flight scheduled on October 28.
KQ chief executive Sebastian Mikosz, however, said both KQ and JKIA had received the critical approvals and added that the remaining requirements would be met as the airline sets up the route.
Kenya Airways introduces historic daily flights to the US.
The airline will operate its state of the art Boeing 787 Dreamliner with a capacity of 234 passengers. The flight will depart every day from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport hub in Nairobi at 23:25 arriving at JFK airport in NY at 06:25 the following day.
The flight duration is 15 hours eastbound and 14 hours westbound. Though the flight will take upwards of 15 hours, in some cases, it will afford passengers much more time at their origin and/or destination. What was pending was approval of the Air Service Licence and Air Operation Licence from the USA authorities which has been granted.
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This even as the airline and JKIA await the necessary approvals by the USA security and transport authorities, including designation of the airport as a last point of departure and the airline receiving air operator certification.
American firms with a deep presence include IBM, Coca-Cola, Google, Microsoft and Cisco. It is the largest tourist source market, and in the period to October 2017 accounted for close to 100 000 tourists to Kenya.
This convenient schedule will allow connections to and from over 40 African destinations through Kenya Airways hub in Nairobi. This development will most likely enhance trade, tourism and general customer satisfaction.
Kenya Airways already serves Africa, Europe, Middle-East, Indian sub-continent and Asia. The route, which is set to commence on October 28, would be the airline's first to the U.S.
It continues to modernize its fleet with its 32 aircrafts being some of the youngest in Africa.
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