The air transport mode has this year alone seen great developments. In a bid to increase accessibility, trade and business various airlines have established and launched new flights to new destination. Among these companies are Jambojet who launched their flights in Uganda some days ago. You can find the article here Jambojet and also Kenya Airways who will soon be launching more flights to Johannesburg.
Kenya Airways will also see the introduction of new direct services to Cape Town which will be mainly scheduled to take place on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. One such flight will leave Nairobi at 1535 and land in Cape Town at 2020. This is part of the additional flights that Kenya has introduced to South Africa since the airline has had already established flights which normally operates for three on a weekly basis between Nairobi and Cape Town through Livingstone.
With the new arrival visas, Kenya Airways has also reinstated the morning flights that had been previously cancelled since the new provisions allows one to acquire a visa on arrival. This will therefore see these new morning flights operate on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The Flight KQ766 will depart Nairobi at 01:20 and arrive in Johannesburg at 04:30. Flight KQ767 will depart Johannesburg at 05:30 and arrive back in Nairobi at 10:35.
The new flights are all set to begin on 6th June with great expectation that there will be great interactions within the two countries, increase of trading activities, export activities, influx of tourism numbers, increased ease of accessibility to each country and thus promoting business travels within short periods of time.All these efforts are aimed at improving the economy.
The many flights to and out of the country will also help minimize flights cost and charges and thus making it available to the economy class as opposed to only the business and wealthy class.