Direct flights from Kenya to the US to begin by May

Newly acquired Kenya Airways Boeing 777-300ER arrives at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on October 25, 2013. Direct flights from Kenya to The US could begin in May 2016. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Direct flights between Kenya and the United States could finally become a reality in four months, the government now says.
  • Kenya has been pushing for the introduction of the direct flights for years now without success.
  • Analysts say it would also stimulate business between the two countries.

Direct flights between Kenya and the United States could finally become a reality in four months, the government now says.

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