flydubai launches inaugural flights to Mombasa in Kenya


flydubai launched its flights to Mombasa in Kenya on January 17. With the start of four-times-weekly service to Mombasa, flydubai has expanded its network in Africa to 12 destinations in 11 countries.

With the start of flights to Mombasa, flydubai becomes the first UAE national airline to operate direct flights from Dubai to Kenya’s southeastern coastal city.

Speaking at the press conference, Sudhir Sreedharan, Senior Vice President, Business Operations (UAE, GCC, Subcontinent and Africa), flydubaisaying,

“flydubai’s inaugural flight to Mombasa reflects our commitment to further strengthen our network in Africa and provide our passengers with more options to travel comfortably to one of the most attractive destinations in East Africa. The start of operations will serve the growing Kenyan community in the UAE, support trade between our two countries and give passengers from the UAE and across flydubai’s growing network access to a gateway to explore the tourist offer in Kenya”.

Henry Ogoye, Ag. Director General and Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Airports Authority, saying,

“Today marks an important milestone in the ever-changing aviation landscape in our beloved country. The arrival of flydubai at Moi International Airport not only enhances connectivity between our nations, but also represents a testament to the vibrant and growing partnership between Kenya and the United Arab Emirates.”

“Moi International Airport has long been a gateway to East Africa, fostering economic growth, tourism and cultural exchange. With the introduction of flydubai, we are opening new doors of opportunity for both business and leisure travelers. “The seamless connectivity this airline provides will undoubtedly strengthen our ties and facilitate trade and experiences between our two nations.”

aggregate Ogoye.

News source: Emirates News Agency


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