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Kenya Airways announces direct flight route between Cape Town and Nairobi

Kenya Airways will launch direct flight routes from Nairobi to Cape Town, via Lusaka in Zambia in July this year.

The airline says that the flights will operate three time a week, on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Kenya Airways say it has made the move in an effort to further connect the continent and promote convenient intra-African traffic.

Opening up Africa for Africans - both for leisure and business - is key for us.

Jacquie Muhati, Head of Marketing at Kenya Airways

The airline's Jacquie Muhati says that the demand for direct Cape Town travel is significant for several different markets.

When you look at our home market, the demand for Cape Town is huge. The segment mix that we see in Cape Town, leisure, corporate, student and cargo, has informed that.

Jacquie Muhati, Head of Marketing at Kenya Airways

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