FAA clears Kenya to fly direct to and from the US

FAA clears Kenya to fly direct to and from the US
  • Kenya Airways is pleased with the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) decision to clear Kenya to operate direct flights to and from the United States of America
  • Direct flights to spur economic growth in tourism sector as well as imports and exports

Kenya has been awarded category one status by the FAA, giving Kenyan airline KQ the green light to fly direct to and from the US. The airline applauded the efforts by the regulator, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority for its intense drive to bring Category One clearance to fruition.

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“Our first priority now is to pursue code-share arrangements with our partners in the Skyteam Alliance. This will enable us to sell tickets to and from any US State and drive revenues directly to us”, said Kenya Airways’ Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Mbuvi Ngunze.

“This process will take time but we will start immediately.”

In parallel Kenya Airways plans to undertake a commercial evaluation and discussions with the relevant authorities to determine the viability and timing of operations.

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