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Kenya Airways resumes flights to Malindi

KQ’s resumption of flights to Malindi will a great boost to the town as the airline prepares to launch the Rome-Geneva flights on 12th June, 2019/FILE

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 7 – National carrier Kenya Airways has announced the resumption of flights to the Coastal town of Malindi with four weekly flights starting 10th June, 2019.

The flight, to be operated by JamboJet using a Bombardier Q400 will increase the frequency of flights by four, in addition to the nine weekly flights to this destination.

The airline’s re-entry to this route will a great boost to the town, well-known for its strong Italian connections when the airline launches the Rome-Geneva flights on 12th June 2019.

This is expected to create seamless connections and boost between Italy and Malindi, two areas that already share historic economic and social ties and will provide greater connectivity to other destinations within the KQ network.

Through a codeshare partnership with Alitalia, passengers from all over Italy will also be able to access the Kenya coast through a one-stop service via Nairobi.

Kenya Airways Chief Commercial Officer Ursula Silling said the growth will make it easy for passengers trying to connect to different destinations.

“As part of our growth strategy, we seek to link key markets within the KQ network to allow passenger’s seamless connectivity from all points,” she said.

Silling added that the strengthening of the Kenya Airways network continues to be a key focal point for Kenya Airways and by resuming the Malindi route, the airline will be supporting the tourism industry at the Kenyan coast that has seen a resurgence in the recent months.

The Bombardier Q400 is designed to accommodate 78 passengers. The aircraft also seats two pilots and two flight attendants.

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