Kenya Airways flies Dreamliner to the Far East
Bangkok, August 22, 2014(STAT):-Kenya Airways has begun flying the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircrafts on two existing routes in the Far East. The Dreamliner will be operating on the Nairobi-Bangkok-Guangzhou route; and the Nairobi–Bangkok–Hong Kong route.
Speaking during an event at the Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport to launch the Dreamliner’s flights to the Far East, Kenya Airways’ Director of Fleet and Asset Development, Frederick Sine said that the deployment of the state-of-the-art aircraft on the two routes would significantly enhance the experience of guests on the route.
“We are in the midst of an exciting fleet renewal programme at Kenya Airways in which we are acquiring Dreamliners and 777-300ER aircrafts. This will distinguish our fleet as the youngest and most modern in Africa, thus delivering a world-class experience to our guests across the world. At the moment, we also have the largest network of destinations in Africa,” added Mr Sine.
The event was also attended by the Ambassador of Thailand to Kenya, His Excellency Ittiporn Boonpracong; Counselor of the Embassy of the Republic of Kenya to Thailand, Peter Owiti; Ronald Schipper, Kenya Airways’ Board Director; and Julius Thairu, Kenya Airways’ Regional General Manager.