Nairobi, August 21, 2014...Kenya Airways has migrated 11 additional flights to the new ultramodern Terminal 1A at its Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) hub.
From Thursday (August 21, 2014), the airline will be operating a total of 15 flights from the new Terminal 1A, which is for exclusive use by Kenya Airways and its SkyTeam partners. These flights will be departing to Delhi, Luanda, Dar-es-Salaam, Entebbe and Johannesburg.
Kenya Airways’ Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Titus Naikuni, said that the new terminal has state-of-the-art facilities that will contribute towards providing a world class experience to guests.
“We are excited to increase the number of flights operating from this modern terminal. All the facilities in it are as good as anywhere else in the world. It will significantly enhance the quality of service. We have developed a timetable to progressively increase the number of flights that are processed from Terminal 1A,” Dr Naikuni added.
Kenya Airways began using Terminal 1A on August 12, 2014, using it for four flights. From Thursday, the flights that will be operated from the terminal are to Delhi (KQ220); Luanda (KQ770); Dar-es-Salaam (KQ480, KQ482, KQ484, KQ486 and KQ488); Entebbe (KQ410, KQ412, KQ414, KQ416 and KQ418); and Johannesburg (KQ760, KQ762 and KQ764).
Terminal 1A has capacity to handle one-way peak hour traffic of 1,500 passengers; and up to 2.5 million passengers every year. It will initially handle only departures but is expected to be fully operational by 2015 after completion.
About Kenya Airways
Kenya Airways(KQ), a member of the Sky Team Alliance, is a leading African airline flying to 65 destinations worldwide, 57 of which are in Africa and carries over three million passengers annually. It continues to modernize its fleet with its 49 aircraft fleet being one of the most modern in Africa. The on-board service is renowned and the lie-flat business class seat on the wide-body aircraft is consistently voted among the world’s top 10. Most recently it has scooped top awards at the Africa Investor (Ai) Tourism Investor Awards and was declared the Business Airline of the Year in Africa. Kenya Airways takes pride for being in the fore front of connecting Africa to the world and the World to Africa through its hub Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
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