China Southern Airlines set to Add New Flight to Nairobi  30th May 2018

China Southern Airlines is set to increase its flights to Nairobi to three effective July 9th 2018 as it seeks to tap into the growing traffic between Kenya and China.

Speaking at a China tourism promotion event in Nairobi, Mr. Wu Wei Jun, General Manager for China Southern Airlines Nairobi Office said that the airline was proud of building a flyover between Africa and China with the launch of direct flights between Guangzhou and Nairobi in 2015.

China Southern Airlines a SkyTeam member headquartered in Guangzhou currently operates twice a week on Monday and Friday but will now add a new flight on Tuesday for a period of 3 months as it monitors performance of the extra flight.

The airline has also announced that it had moved flight operations to terminal two in Guangzhou for its passengers except for those on the code share flights that will remain in terminal one.

The Chinese carrier says that it has transported approximately 110 million passengers per year with a fleet size of more than 750 passengers and operates more than 2000 daily flights to 24 destinations in 40 countries and regions across the world.

The flights on the Nairobi route operate using an Airbus A330-200 aircraft with 218-passenger capacity in a two cabin layout composed of 4 seats in first class, 24 seats business class & 190 seats in economy class.

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