KQ expands regional pact with KLM
NAIROBI, Kenya Nov 13 – Kenya Airways has expanded its cooperation with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines within East Africa, following the signing of joint venture agreement. The cooperation for both passenger and cargo business will allow KLM and Kenya Airways jointly implement further commercial synergies, optimize networks and schedules to better jointly serve these markets and further enhance customer experience and travel options. The expanded cooperation will be effective from January 1, 2014, and the two carriers will add four new routes to the current arrangement, thus increasing the total KLM-Kenya Airways joint venture to a total of six routes.
Currently, Kenya Airways and KLM operate a daily service between Schiphol Amsterdam Airport and the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi,” he explained. The airlines jointly operate 19 weekly return flights between The Netherlands, France and Kenya.
Naikuni revealed that from next year, the cooperation will be expanded through the addition of the London-Nairobi; Amsterdam-Entebbe/ Kigali route; Amsterdam-Lusaka and Harare routes; and the Amsterdam-Kilimanjaro/Dar-es-Salam route, the latter subject to regulatory approval.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CapitalFMSimilar Stories