GoExplore safaris Kenya Airways Launches New Direct Flights From Nairobi in East Africa to U.S

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Kenya Airways is among the few successful airlines on the African continent. There are indicators. In a quest to expand its wings, the airline launched direct flights from (JKIA) Jomo Kenyatta international airport, Nairobi Kenya flying to (JFK) John F Kennedy international airport in New York City the United States of America.

A great opportunity for Kenya as it will create new opportunities for US firms interested in doing business in Kenya.

More importantly, there’s vast potential to boost tourism sector with the easiness of connection thus prompting a choice for American travelers to undertake safaris in Kenya as well as destination East Africa, Uganda and Rwanda included.

Kenya Airways Boeing 787- 8 Dream-liner took off its first flight from Jomo Kenyatta airport Nairobi on Sunday, October, 28th 2018 with 234 passengers on board and arrived at JFK airport New York on Monday morning.

The head of Kenya Airways projected that with direct flights to New York, it will attract corporate high-end tourist from the USA thus increase Kenya safari arrivals. A number of tours are available to explore the city of Nairobi and the national park.

Many tourist sites in Nairobi city are completely developed with facilities like shops, free Wi-Fi and resting areas which meet the requirements for high-end travelers.

There are also international standard accommodations near Jomo Kenyatta airport including restaurants and 5 star hotels such as Nairobi Serena, Fairmount, and intercontinental Nairobi which is a primary supporting factor to accommodate the high volume of travelers arriving from USA who want to overnight in Nairobi city where a boutique Luxury travel company GoExplore Safaris is happy to book the guests exclusive hotels in Magical Kenya

Under this direct flight, Kenya Airways will be connecting travelers across the East African region and the Eastern Coast of United States of America.

The carrier will schedule its Nairobi-New York City nonstop flight daily departing Nairobi at 11:25 p.m., arriving at John F Kennedy airport in New York the next day. From New York City, it will depart at 12:25 p.m. and land at Jomo Kenyatta airport 10:55 p.m. taking 15 hours’ coming to the east and 14 hours leading to the west.

As Jomo Kenyatta international airport already serves as a major transport hub of East Africa, Nairobi city pleasantly acts as a world-class venue for international business events, conferences, and meetings. Hence the new direct flights will also boost MICE tourism.

Furthermore, the infrastructure from Nairobi is superb especially the network of trains from Nairobi and the roads make it easier to plan an itinerary around Kenya.

A standard Kenya wildlife safari itinerary allows visitors to explore finest wildlife destinations like Nairobi national park, Amboseli national park, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara wildlife reserve Kenya’s most popular park for wildebeest migration which can be seen during August and November. This is an opportunity to see big 5 mammals such as black rhinos, elephants, and encounter the local tribes of the Masai cattle warriors.  

Promptly, there are many domestic flights that operate between Nairobi, Entebbe of Uganda and Kigali of Rwanda. It is very easy to explore the safari highlights of destination East Africa with its rich diversity of wildlife and culture.

GoExplore Safaris offers fully handcrafted Luxury 15 Days East Africa’s Legend Safari combined with Tanzania, Uganda Kenya and Rwanda where Travelers can experience all the uniqueness of the remarkable and beautiful areas in Africa Our Travel Specialists have extensively Travelled across the East African region to continue and search for the Unique and Best safaris Experiences to be offered to the travelers because every day is a new day Travelers coming to East Africa are discerning and are looking for uniqueness in every experience. Therefore, with this kind of Tourism route, Kenya combines well with Uganda and Rwanda. With Just $100 only single East African tourist visa tourists have free entry and exit into Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda.

Uganda and Rwanda are home to Africa’s most famous gorilla destinations, Bwindi and volcanoes national park. And that presents an advantage to fly on safari to Uganda and Rwanda for mountain gorilla trekking safaris, GoExplore Safaris organizes the most Authentic and fine luxury safaris to see the mountain gorillas. In this case, for instance, you can fly from Masai Mara Game reserve by Air Kenya where GoExplore Safaris can organize these flights to Entebbe or fly from Nairobi to Kigali within just 2 hours you get to volcanoes national park or Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. This is the easiest gorilla tracking safari, GoExplore Safaris can always organize. Overnighting at the Most Exclusive camps in the area that is Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge, Gorilla Safari Lodge all in the Bwindi impenetrable forest and a couple of boutique lodges around the Volcanoes National Park among them the newly put together Bishops House, Sabyinyo Silverback lodge and Virunga lodge.

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