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Kenya Airways Deploys Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Far East



Kenya Airways has today begun flying the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircrafts on two existing routes in the Far East.


The Dreamliner will be operating on the Nairobi-Bangkok-Guangzhou route; and the Nairobi–Bangkok–Hong Kong route. The maiden flight by the Dreamliner to the Far East departed from Kenya Airways’ hub at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi at 2359 hours and landed in Bangkok at 1335 hours. It will proceed to Hong Kong and back to Nairobi via Bangkok.


The Boeing 787 Dreamliner will operate Kenya Airways’ flight KQ886 to Bangkok and on to Guangzhou, every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. On each of these days, it will be departing from JKIA in Nairobi at 2310 hours, and arriving at the Suvarnabhumi Bangkok International Airport in Bangkok at 1250 hours (local time +1 day). It will then connect onwards to Guangzhou at 1505 hours, arriving at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport at 1905 hours (local time).


The return flight 887 departs from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 2135 hours, arriving at the Suvarnabhumi Bangkok International Airport in Bangkok at 2330 hours (local time). Then, it will connect onwards to Nairobi at 0035 hours (local time +1 day), arriving at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at 0605 hours (local time +1 day).


On the Nairobi-Bangkok-Hong Kong route, the Dreamliner will operate flight KQ860 every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. It will depart from the JKIA at 2359 hours, arriving at the Suvarnabhumi Bangkok International Airport in Bangkok at 1335 hours (local time +1 day). Then, it will connect onwards to Hong Kong at 1505 hours, arriving at the Hong Kong International Airport at 1900 hours (local time).


The return flights depart from Hong Kong International Airport every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 2150 hours, arriving at the Suvarnabhumi Bangkok International Airport in Bangkok at 2330 hours (local time). Then, it will connect onwards to Nairobi at 0035 hours (local time +1 day), arriving at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi at 0605 hours (local time +1 day).

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Sep 30, 2022

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Oct 24, 2022

Wonderful event and topics discussed, hopefully we see the manifestations in our African airline businesses in the nearest future. Kudos to you all.

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