East African regional tourism set for revival from International flights

Major international airlines are set to resume passenger schedule flights to Kenya, bringing new hopes for fast track recovery of regional tourism after four months of air transport restrictions to control the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Kenya, the regional tourism hub for Eastern and Central Africa had declared its position to open its skies as earlier August, with leading and major international airlines set to resume passenger scheduled flights.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the leading carrier of tourists from the United States of America and Europe said will resume flights from next Monday while British Airways (BA) is set to resume its flights to Nairobi next Saturday, August 1 and Qatar Airways next Monday, August 3.

Kenyan Minister for Tourism Najib Balala said this Sunday that the major airlines from the world’s leading tourist sources were all set to resume flights to Kenya, the tourism hub for the Eastern and Central African region.

Source: eTN