The national carrier, Kenya Airways, has today, 3rd March, announced plans to resume direct flights from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) to Charles De Gaulle (CDG) Airport in France.
The direct flights will start on March 17, 2021. After a long pause imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
“KQ will continue to offer its customers competitive fares and a one-stop connection through its hub in Nairobi to the rest of Kenya and Africa, including key destinations in Africa such as Kinshasa, Moroni, Entebbe, Johannesburg, and Antananarivo,” the airline said in a statement on Tuesday, 2nd March.
The airline will start with one flight per week and increase the frequency based on demand.
“The resumption of direct flights to Paris is in line with our plans to grow an expanding schedule as travel restrictions are lifted across the globe. This Paris-Nairobi route offers our customers convenient connections to key destinations in Africa such as Kinshasa, Moroni, Entebbe, Johannesburg, and Antananarivo. We remain fully committed to offering our customers an onboard travel experience that has their health and safety in mind,” said Julius Thairu, the Chief Commercial and Customer Officer.