Air France will resume its flights between Paris and Nairobi starting March 2018.
Its return was announced on Monday and will operate three weekly flights between Charles de Gaulle and Jomo Kenyatta International using a Boeing B787-9.
In a notice, the company said: “Air France in summer 2018 season plans to resume service to Kenya, as the Skyteam member schedules Paris CDG — Nairobi operation. From 25 March 2018, Boeing 787-9 aircraft will operate this route three times a week. Reservation for this route opened late last week.”
The return after 18 years is a signal of the high rate of demand on the Paris-Nairobi route.
Flight AF814 will fly to Kenya on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 20.50 hrs ex CDG, arriving in Nairobi at 05.50 hrs while the return flight AF815 will leave Nairobi on Sunday, Monday and Thursday at 09.00 hrs and land in Paris at 16.30 hrs.
Reservations for this particular route opened late last week.
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