Kenya Airways has brought forward the launch of its flight service between Nairobi and tourist destination, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The service will now commence on 1 May, 2017.
The airline had in February, 2017 announced that it would commence service between Nairobi and Victoria Falls with effect from 18th May, 2017.
The new service will be Kenya Airways 52nd destination and its second city in Zimbabwe after Harare where it operates 21 flights weekly.
The Nairobi-Victoria Falls service will operate three times a week on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays using an Embraer E190 with 96 seats including 12 business class seats and 84 economy class seats.
The Victoria Falls operation will be linked to Cape Town, South Africa. This will see the airline increase its operations to Cape Town from the current four, which are served via Livingstone, Zambia, to six.
The flight will depart Nairobi at 7.20am, arriving in Victoria Falls at 9.30am, departing Victoria Falls 10.20am to arrive in Cape Town at 1.25pm.
The return flight will take off from Cape Town International Airport at 2.15pm, arrive Victoria Falls at 5.10pm and depart Victoria Falls at 6pm and touchdown Nairobi 10pm.