Kenya Airways launched daily Nairobi-New York JFK services Oct. 28, making it the fifth African carrier serving the US. “Nairobi becoming the eighth city in Africa that will be served from the US. For us it is the longest flight—12,500 km [1,553 mi.]. This flight is an important step in our development,” Kenya Airways CEO Sebastian Mikosz told ATW. The SkyTeam member calculates 14 hr.-30 min. flying time for the nonstop Boeing 787-8 service. Mikosz said demand for ...

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