Kenya Airways to fly Kenyans from China this weekend

By Vincent Kejitan | Friday, May 8th 2020 at 12:53
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National carrier Kenya Airways on Friday stated that it had plans to fly Kenyans who are stranded in China this weekend.

This is after a KQ flight from Mumbai landed on Thursday evening at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

The airline maintained that it had instituted required measures to protect the passengers and crew through; Strict adherence to the point of entry protocols upon arrival to the destinationsProviding appropriate PPEs to support passenger handlingSanitizing aircraftsTesting of passengers

“It was our privilege to partner with the government to bring Kenyans back home. Hon Ababu Namwamba (CAS Min of Foreign Affairs) & Amb Michael Oyugi (Min Foreign Affairs) were at JKIA to welcome our guests.

“We look forward to flying Kenyans home from China this weekend,” stated Kenya Airways.

CEO Allan Kilavuka echoed this statement saying there are Kenyans in diaspora who want to come home and they have no alternative means.

“We are aware that many Kenyans had travelled to India for medical reasons and were stranded due to the restrictions on travel that were imposed by different governments.

“We are making these flights for them to reunite them with their loved ones and bring them home safe,” said Kilavuka.

Adding: “It is important that our passengers feel safe and are comfortable when taking these flights with us and we have taken the necessary steps to guarantee this. The required Ministry of Health protocols take effect upon arrival at JKIA.

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