Good news to Kenya Airways as it gets permit to fly its flights direct to USA

Good news to Kenya Airways as it gets permit to fly its flights direct to USA

BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,8TH SEPT 2017-Kenyans wanting to visit relatives or  take a business trip to the united states of America will now be able to do so by boarding a single flight from Nairobi to the USA.

This is after the national career   Kenya Airways  was granted a permit by US Government to begin direct flights to the USA. This applies to both passenger and Cargo flights.This  permit  takes effect as from 5 September.

In statement sent to the press on Friday by the management,it confirmed that  Kenya Airways has received a final order from the United States of America Department of Transportation.

The order is part of the process to commence flights to the US which is still ongoing. The recent approval grants the airline permission to fly both passengers and cargo and is part the many approval stages that are expected to be concluded soon.
“This approval by the DOT has been achieved thanks to the hard work of great individuals within all the departments of KQ. I am confident that our team will complete the next milestones with the same success and allow us to operate non-stop flights to the US in 2018”, said Kenya Airways Commercial Director Vincent Coste.
Kenya Airways is working with both the Kenyan Ministry of Transport and the US Department authorities to ensure all requirements are met.

The move brings to an end a journey that begun almost three years ago where the two countries have been in talks to see the plan  and dream come true.

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