Kenya Airways to launch its Boeing 777 300s with flights to China –TravelhouseUK

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A total of three 777 300s to be inducted, with the first one starting operations on the 18th of November.

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TravelhouseUK has kept abreast with the shifts of global aviation industry across regional and intercontinental domains. Zambia Daily Mail has reported that Kenya Airways will start off with inductions of its new Boeing 777 300s to utilize them on new routes.

The new variants will accommodate the largest passenger capacity per flight, and will have the latest to offer among both Business and Economy classes. Furthermore, the provision of further long haul airliners would allow enhanced connectivity for Nairobi beyond the African region.

TravelhouseUK has established an online database to allow its clients from the UK to carry out airfare comparisons themselves for their destinations. All budget deals are facilitated by world class air operators, which include Kenya Airways. Flights to Freetown, Daar Es Salaam, Lilongwe, Zanzibar and Mahe are currently listed under the budget deals of Kenya Airways which are serviced from London’s Heathrow Airport.

Kenya Airways will have the Boeing 777 300s being the largest airliners in its fleet, serving long haul routes with a capacity of 400 passengers per flight. The aircraft will be split between 28 premier world business class and 372 Economy class seats. The 300 has been designed to support a complete workhorse role for major international airlines; having low maintenance costs, larger capacity for improved fuel efficiency. With and elongated structure while relying on twin engines, this particular variant has been brought closer to attaining economy in terms of higher payloads. The first Boeing 777 300 will be received this month, which will then be utilized for three weekly direct flights to Guangzhou from the 18th of November. The remaining two 777s will be received by mid-2014.

Kenya Airways has mostly remained a regular procurer of Boeing airliners, and already operates Boeing 777 200s hailing from the Boeing 777 family. The air carrier is investing in new aircraft under its growth development program of the decade, Project Mawingu. The flag carrier of Kenya has its hub at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, and is also a member of the Sky Team commercial aviation alliance.

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