The Kenya Tourism Board also termed the national carrier's direct flight to the U.S.as a welcome development as it is expected to accelerate growth of the tourism industry by contributing to increased tourist arrivals.
It will arrive at JKF at 6.30am, while the return flight will depart at 1.30pm and arrive at JKIA at around 10.30am the next day. The ultra-long-haul flight, unique to Kenya Airways network, will require 4 Pilots and 12 Flight attendants as well as 85 tons of fuel each way, making it an exceptional operation.
The carrier, which is 7.8 percent owned by Air France KLM (AIRF.PA), has started taking bookings for the flights to and from NY that will carry 234 passengers each way on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner plane. From New-York it will depart at 1225 and land at JKIA at 1055 the following day. Its duration will be 15 hours eastbound and 14 hours westbound.
"The flights will substantially boost Kenya's global profile as a tourism destination as they will provide a shorter, quicker and more affordable connection for tourists and business", she said. This includes its flagship B787 Dreamliner aircrafts.
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