You can now book for your business trip, holiday or vacation to Malindi through Kenya Airways, as the Pride of Africa, has announced the resumption of its flights to the magnificent Coastal town with four weekly flights starting 10th June 2019.
The national carrier’s re-entry into the Malindi route will impact positively to the economic growth of this old coastal town well-known for its strong Italian connections when the airline launches the Rome-Geneva flights on 12th June 2019.
Kenya Airways move to resume flights to the coastal town expands its flight coverage as it’s expected to create seamless connections and boost between Italy and Malindi, two areas that already share historic economic and social ties and provide greater connectivity to other destinations within the national carrier network.
Through the codeshare partnership with Alitalia, passengers from all over Italy will be able to access Malindi through a one-stop service via Nairobi, to have a taste of the ocean, beautiful scenery and share in the Kenyan culture, encouraging more visits that will boost the tourism industry and increase foreign revenues.
The flight, to be operated by Jambojet using a Bombardier Q400 will increase the frequency of flights by four, in addition to the nine weekly flights to this destination. The Bombardier Q400 is designed to accommodate 78 passengers which seats two pilots and two flight attendants.
“As part of our growth strategy, we seek to link key markets within the KQ network to allow passengers seamless connectivity from all points,” Kenya Airways Chief Commercial Officer Ms Ursula Silling said
Ms. Silling said the strengthening of the Kenya Airways network continues to be a key focal point for Kenya Airways and by resuming the Malindi route, the airline will be supporting the tourism industry at the Kenyan coast that has seen a resurgence in the recent days.