Kenyan airways launch first ever non-stop flight from Nairobi to NY

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Kenya Airways will launch daily Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta-New York JFK services on October 28, becoming the first airline to offer a nonstop flight between East Africa and the US.

Zipo.co.ke has learnt that the airline will rely on tourism and business players to sustain the flights. The flight will depart daily from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport hub in Nairobi at 2325 and arrive at JFK airport in NY at 0625 the following day.

The airline on Thursday started selling tickets for the inaugural and subsequent flights between Nairobi and NY.

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The move comes on the back of a complex financial restructuring with the airline noting the route would enable it swing back to profit. Kenya Airways is hoping to open up an entirely new market, and they have a lot going for them. "It will determine the future of KQ and also shows the determination that KQ has to return to being the pride of Africa", he said. "It will be profitable for us".

The Airline's Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Sebastian Mikosz attributed the achievement to the dedicated and talented staff at the airline that work hard to provide the best travel experience possible for its guests.

The national carrier has over the past one year reorganised its routes in a bid to free up capacity to fly direct to the US. It will be the fastest connection from East Africa to NY, with 15 hours duration eastbound and 14 hours westbound.

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The chief executive noted the United States is Kenya's top tourist source market, with 95,771 people having visited between January and Oct 2017. "It will be possible to have dinner in Nairobi and breakfast in NY".

Direct flights to the USA will significantly reduce the time taken to move cargo between the United States and East Africa; from seven days to as little as a day. Kenya Airways also bagged the title Africa's leading airline - Business Class for the fifth consecutive year.

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