Kenya Airways to begin direct flights to Zimbabwe in May

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A Kenya Airways plane at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. PHOTO | FILE 

National carrier Kenya Airways will in May begin flying directly to Zimbabwe, adding to its African route map.

The flights between Nairobi and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe will be bring the total number of routes by the airline to 52.

The new route between Nairobi and Victoria Falls will operate three times a week on Monday, Thursday and Saturday.

“This new route highlights our strategy to continue “Winning in Africa” which is driven by opening up the region and ensuring our value proposition meets the demands for our customers,” said Kenya Airways’ Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Mbuvi Ngunze.

Increase frequency

“We have seen increased demand for Cape Town, and had to increase our frequency in December. The route via Victoria Falls offers our guests two leisure holiday options.”

The Victoria Falls operation will be linked to Cape Town, South Africa.

This will see the airline increase its operations to Cape Town from the current four, which are served via Livingstone, Zambia, to six.

The route will be operated by Embraer E190 with a configuration of 12 business class seats and 84 economy class seats.