Thursday, September 6, 2012

►► KENYA: Kenya Airways to start Eldoret from July.

Kenya Airways
Kenyan airline, Kenya Airways (KQ), has announced the start of a 2x daily service from Nairobi to Eldoret (Kenya) with effect from 4 July.

Kenya Airways Eldoret
Kenya Airways Embraer E170 (SkyMember)
Kenya Airways will operate a narrow body Embraer E170 aircraft on the Eldoret route with KQ 660 and KQ661 departing from Nairobi and Eldoret at 0740hrs and 0910hrs respectively.
In the evening, KQ664 will depart Nairobi at 1715hrs whilst KQ665 departs from Eldoret at 1900hrs.

The launch of the Eldoret service comes as Kenya Airways moves to consolidate its position as a major player in East Africa, by launching flights from Nairobi to Kilimanjaro on 2 July.

[UPDATE 06 September 2012] Kenya Airways from 17 October 2012 is resuming Nairobi – Eldoret operation, after 8.5 years of service suspension. The above announcement was quietly shelved.

Kenya Airways: Nairobi, Kenya - Eldoret, Kenya
-Effective 17 October 2012
  • KQ660 NBO 0830 – 0920 EDL E70 | 23456
  • KQ664 NBO 1715 – 1805 EDL E70 | 34567
  • KQ661 EDL 1000 – 1050 NBO E70 | 23456
  • KQ665 EDL 1855 – 1945 NBO E70 | 34567
Source [Airlines Route]