Kenya Airways and British Airways have signed an agreement that will see passengers now connecting to 26 cities in the United Kingdom and Europe.
The partnership seeks to boost business travel and tourism between African countries and Europe.
The move will also provide tourists and business people with additional travel options and better flight schedules through the two airlines in Nairobi and London.
KQ Chief Commercial officer Julius Thairu has said the agreement will allow smooth connectivity to a significant number of new destinations particularly through Africa and Europe.
“The codeshare agreement with British Airways will increase choices for thousands of passengers and will allow for smooth connectivity to a significant number of new destinations – particularly throughout Africa and Europe,” said Thairu.
He added that the agreement will revive the recovery of international travel and meet the rising demand in the aviation industry.
Christopher Fordyce who is the the Head of Alliances , British Airways said the new deal will make traveling easier between UK and Africa.
"It’s fantastic to see travel between the UK and Africa resuming, the new deal will make that bucket list trip even easier to plan,” said Fordyce.