Kenya Airways has resumed flights to Bangkok, after a three-year hiatus, with five weekly flights to the Asian nation.

The airline initially launched this route in 2003, only to suspend it in 2020 due to the widespread impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic.

The carrier resumed the route on November 21 with flights from Nairobi on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Fridays and Sundays.

The move by Kenya Airways is poised to augment its existing network to encompass 42 destinations.  The carrier has been expanding its network and frequencies as it seeks to tap into the rising demand.

This development opens up convenient travel connections for passengers journeying to and from Africa, facilitated through Nairobi, to the highly sought-after Thai destination.

The airline is set to deploy Boeing 787-8 aircraft for the Nairobi-Bangkok route, acting as a crucial link connecting Africa to the global stage and vice versa, all facilitated through Nairobi.

Julius Thairu, Chief Commercial and Customer Officer of Kenya Airways, expressed enthusiasm about the reintroduction of flights to Bangkok, describing it as a moment of pride and preparedness for the airline.

Mr Thairu highlighted the company’s proactive stance in expanding international routes, encouraging passengers to embrace novel and enriching travel experiences.

Emphasising Bangkok’s significance beyond being Thailand’s capital and most populous city, with a population exceeding 10 million, Thairu underscored the vibrant hub’s diverse offerings in terms of tourism, art, and cultural attractions for Kenya Airways’ esteemed customers.

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