Come February 14 next year, Kenya Airways (KQ) is gearing up to recommence its twice-weekly flights from Nairobi to Mogadishu, marking a pivotal step in restoring vital air links between the two cities.

Julius Thairu, the Chief Commercial and Customer Officer of Kenya Airways, announced the eagerly anticipated reintroduction of these flights, emphasizing their potential to facilitate trade and streamline travel amid a surge in demand among businesses and travellers.

Julius Thairu expressed enthusiasm about reviving the crucial link between Mogadishu and Nairobi through Kenya Airways, highlighting the positive impact these flights are expected to have on regional connectivity and economic growth.

The route had been temporarily suspended in August 2020 as a result of the global pandemic, but with renewed optimism, Kenya Airways aims to reignite these travel connections as part of its strategic network expansion and commitment to bolstering intercontinental connectivity across Africa.

Departing from Nairobi, the flights to Mogadishu are scheduled for Wednesdays at 14:00, landing in Somalia at 15:45 local time. Correspondingly, the return flights from Mogadishu will take off at 16:35, arriving back in Nairobi at 18:20 on the same days.

The revival of these flights signifies a vital milestone in fostering ties between the two cities, not only enhancing accessibility but also contributing to the long-term economic progression of both regions.

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