KQ to start direct Abu Dhabi flights
NAIROBI, Kenya, May 22 – Kenya Airways (KQ) has announced the commencement of direct flights to Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, as it grows its presence in the Middle East. The airline will start operating the service on the route from July 1 flying three times every week between Nairobi and Abu Dhabi on a Boeing 767-300 aircraft. KQ will fly to the city on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays departing Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi at 1925 hours and arriving in Abu Dhabi at 0105.
The airline’s CEO Titus Naikuni said the new route will provide a vital connection between Africa and the Middle East leveraging on the relationship with Etihad Airways. The launch of flights to Abu Dhabi comes just months after KQ signed a code share agreement with Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CapitalFM