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KQ, British Airways Expand Connectivity between Europe and Africa

Customers of the two partners will enjoy a seamless travel experience through enhanced connectivity at JKIA, Nairobi and London Heathrow/FILE

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 19 – Kenya Airways has entered an enhanced interline partnership with British Airways on flights behind British Airways’ hubs in London Heathrow and Kenya Airways’ hub at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Effective today, customers of the two partners will enjoy a seamless travel experience through enhanced connectivity at JKIA, Nairobi and London Heathrow.

This partnership will allow Kenya Airways customers to access British Airways’ extensive network especially in the United Kingdom, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greece, Switzerland and other destinations in Europe.

British Airways, on the other hand, will be able to connect their passengers through the Nairobi Hub to Kenya Airways’ huge African network touching destinations in East, Central and Southern Africa among other African points.

This new partnership will give customers even greater choice for travel between the two continents thanks to the extensive networks of both airlines.

Kenya Airways Chief Commercial Officer, Ursula Silling said: “KQ and BA continue to demonstrate real value to our customers and Business through our great relationship. We are delighted to embrace these closer ties with British Airways and look forward to working together in enhancing the partnership.’’

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