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Emirates And Kenya Airways

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  • New interline will increase Emirates’ footprint to 148 African factors
  • Kenya Airways to supply new schedule decisions to 23 eastbound Emirates’ locations from Dubai

Emirates and Kenya Airways (KQ) have introduced an interline partnership that can enable clients of each airways entry to new locations on the 2 airways’ networks inside a single itinerary. The settlement will present clients with elevated journey choices in addition to seamless baggage check-in to their ultimate vacation spot.

Emirates clients will now be capable to fly to twenty-eight locations on the Kenya Airways community utilizing Nairobi because the gateway to locations reminiscent of Nampula, Bangui, Bujumbara, Kigali, Dzaoudzi, Lubumbashi, Kinshasa, Kilimanjaro, Juba, Zanzibar, amongst many different regional factors throughout Africa. Moreover, as a part of a bilateral interline association, Emirates passengers travelling by way of Dubai may also e-book a single ticket itinerary from or to Mombasa, one of the crucial standard leisure locations in Kenya.

Equally, Kenya Airways passengers travelling from Nairobi and Mombasa will now be capable to entry the Emirates’ community and seamlessly join via Dubai to 23 locations throughout West and South Asia, the Far East, the Indian Ocean and Center East reminiscent of Singapore, Tokyo, Bangkok, Ahmedabad, Beirut, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Seoul amongst others.

Adnan Kazim, Chief Business Officer, Emirates mentioned, “We’re happy to ink our first partnership with Kenya’s flag service. Kenya is a strategic gateway in our Africa community, and this new interline settlement will improve connectivity for Emirates’ clients and supply them extra journey decisions throughout the continent. We look ahead to deepening our relationship with Kenya Airways, providing better community alternatives and enhancing connections for each of our clients.”

Talking on the settlement Julius Thairu, Chief Business and Buyer Officer Kenya Airways mentioned, “This partnership will present the best gateway for our clients as we search to extend our connectivity between Africa and the Center East via Emirates’ hub in Dubai.  Partnerships like these are key in aviation as they benefit from mutual scale and efficiencies to supply clients with extra seamless journey choices”

Tickets can be found to buy on emirates.com, on-line journey brokers (OTAs) in addition to via main journey businesses.

Emirates started operations to Kenya with the launch of flights between Nairobi and Dubai in 1995, and since then it has steadily grown the path to 14 weekly flights, having flown over 5 million passengers via the years. Emirates can be the one airline serving Kenya with non-public, enclosed First Class cabins, providing premium clients a superior expertise throughout each touchpoint of their journey.

Kenya Airways not too long ago launched direct flights between Mombasa and Dubai providing clients 4 weekly flights. The flight from Moi Worldwide Airport, Mombasa marked the second hub, aside from its Jomo Kenyatta Worldwide Airport, that the service connects passengers on to the UAE. KQ presently operates ten weekly flights to Dubai from Nairobi utilizing a mixture of B737-800 and the Dreamliner B787-800.


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