Travelling from Nairobi to Kisumu will not be the same again after renown airline 748 Air Services revealed plans to start flying the route.
According to a press statement sent to o newsrooms by the aviation company, the new Nairobi-Kisumu Route is set to be launched starting May 20, 2021.
The airline said this is part of its network expansion plans to allow it play a significant role in supporting growth of domestic tourism market and boosting the economy already hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to 748 air services managing director Mode Mwangi, the new Nairobi-Kisumu route will be the airline’s second domestic route within a year since venturing into the Mara.
The airline has been one of the leading aviation companies in flying people to the Mara, with many finding their packages attractive.
“This week we are launching our second domestic route within a year since we ventured into the Mara. Kisumu is a very important in our expansion plans and 748 Air will provide customers with great value option when we officially open the route, said 748 Mwangi.
748 Air Services Chairman, Mr. Ahmed Jibril said the new route will play an important role in facilitating more business and tourism opportunities as well strengthen the lake region as the top business hub.
The airline will be plying daily flights on the new route from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) to Kisumu International Airport.
Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Heritage and Culture, Amb. Dr. Amina Mohamed and Kisumu County Governor, Prof. AnyangNyongó will officiate the event