National Carrier, Kenya Airways (KQ), begins flights from Juba to Khartoum on 10th of December, counter-rotating on an Embraer 190 andboosting its schedule to 10x weekly from the current 7 flights from Juba and 3x weekly flights to Khartoum.
Commenting on the route launch, Allan Kilavuka, CEO, Kenya Airways said, “Kenya Airways is steadfast on creating free flows of trade and tourism across Africa and in other key markets because we believe our wide network and reliable services will aid in opening up opportunities across the region. The move comes as the region continues to enhance economic cooperation to drive sustainable growth across a range of sectors, in addition to boosting business between African nations.”
Kenya Airways continues to build its network, which currently stands at over 41 destinations, 34 of which are in Africa. With more frequencies being added to key hubs, Kenya Airways offers unrivalled connectivity to travellers within the region.
Julius Thairu, Acting. Chief Commercial Officer at Kenya Airways said, “Growing our presence in Africa affirms our industry lead with products and services that address the dynamic needs of our customers. The new service between Juba and Khartoumis timely and gives us an opportunity to serve a rangeof travellers and grow our customer base in both Sudan and South Sudan.”