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A Kenya Airways Dreamliner. The airline is planning to make the NBO-NYC route one of its best performing with plans to diversify offerings on the route in the offing.

When Kenya Airways inaugurated its first direct flight to the US, the fanfare and expectations were only comparable to the athletics events where Kenya does exploits on the global scene.

The launch could not have come at a better time when the company is seeking to cement its prominence as the Pride of Africa.

As the airline celebrates the first year of operating non-stop flights between Nairobi and New York, the JF Kennedy International Airport Terminal 4 Chief Executive Officer, Roel Huinink, says from a business perspective, the Nairobi-New York route is an important addition in its network development.

KQ’s 105,000 passengers in a year

Speaking to Kenya’s Chams Media, Huinink said, “It is a very important destination and also as a tourist destination it is high on the calendar of many people. It gives the Americans a very good opportunity to visit the beautiful country of Kenya and …