National carrier, Kenya Airways (KQ), is set to resume direct flights to Mogadishu from Nairobi starting 14th February 2024. The resumption follows the temporary suspension in August 2020 to mitigate the spread of the Corona virus. The phased flight resumption will resume with 3 weekly flights in the month of February 2024.
Speaking ahead of the resumption, Julius Thairu, Chief Commercial and Customer Officer at Kenya Airways, said, “We are eager about the potential of re-establishing the link between Mogadishu and Nairobi through KQ. This move aligns with the increasing business and the growing number of air travel between Kenya and Somalia. Kenya Airways is committed to providing high-quality service for our customers, as we work together to foster trade and investment for sustained growth.”
The resumption of Mogadishu flights is part of Kenya Airways network expansion strategy and commitment aimed at enhancing connectivity across the African continent to contribute to long-term economic progress.
The two weekly scheduled flights are as below:
|Nairobi to Mogadishu
|Mogadishu to Nairobi