Kenya Airways and Air Austral have signed a codeshare agreement that will give customers more travel options and increase connectivity between Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands. The agreement which takes effect from 29th October 2022 means access to a wider range of destinations for both airlines guests beyond their hubs i.e. Nairobi for Kenya Airways, and Saint-Denis, Reunion Island for Air Austral.
Through this partnership, passengers from Kenya Airways will be able to access on a single ticket, Air Austral hub in Saint Denis de La Ré union and onward destinations while Air Austral Passengers will now be able to access Kenya Airways Hub in Nairobi, Kenya through their connecting flights in Antananarivo in Madagascar, Mauritius and Johannesburg in South Africa (subject to government approval).
Through Kenya Airways Nairobi Hub, passengers from Air Austral will have seamless connections to the wider Kenya Airways network including Lagos, Dar es Salaam, Entebbe in Africa and Paris, London and Amsterdam in Europe as well as New York’s JFK International airport.
The code share allows customers to benefit from a single fare and a single ticket for their entire trip on these code-share routes. They will also be able to check in with their baggage from their departure city through to their arrival at their destination.
In other news, Kenya Airways (KQ), has announced increased flight frequencies on the Nairobi – London route to eleven (11) times weekly, effective on November 3, 2022. The increased flight frequencies will cater to this route’s increased demand and provide KQ customers with increased flight options in the upcoming winter season.
KQ will operate daily flights with two on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday (morning and evening).
*Subject to government approval.
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