Passengers travelling on Nairobi-Abu Dhabi route has a reason to cheer as Kenya Airways, the national carrier of Kenya will offer three flights a week to Abu Dhabi from Monday 1st July 2013.
These flights will operational on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. With this announcement, the schedule of flights has also been announced. The flights will depart from Nairobi at 19:25 and arrive in Abu Dhabi at 01:05 the following day. On the return journey the flights will depart Abu Dhabi at 2:05 to reach Nairobi at 5:55 on the same day.
The newly operated flights will provide great connectivity between Abu Dhabi and Kenyan capital and will boost the trade, travel and tourism options of both the countries. With the introductions of new flights Abu Dhabi could also become the gateway to the Africa.
Besides Kenya Airways has also signed a codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways that enables that passengers of Kenyan Airways to reach destinations covered by Etihad and Etihad passengers to reach destinations in Africa covered by Kenya Airways.