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Kenya’s national carrier Kenya Airways PLC has announce the resumption of flights to Heathrow, London from Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) after a three-month break.

The direct flights, which begun on 26th of June 2021, follows the lifting of the suspension of flights to from the United Kingdom by the Government of Kenya.

The ban was effected on April 9, in retaliation of a similar move by the UK, when they placed Kenya in a list of its prohibited destination.

According to the airline, flights from London will include a one-stop connection through Nairobi to the rest of Kenya and Africa’s key destinations.

Commenting on the development, the airline’s Chief Commercial and Customer Officer Julius Thairu said the the resumption of flights to London, United Kingdom is in line with KQ’s plans to grow and expand their routes even as restrictions related to COVID-19 lift.

“The move will positively …