Friday, December 3, 2010

Kenya Airways Seeks to Dominate European Routes

December 15th sees Kenya Airways, (KQ), fly onward from Nairobi into the resort town of Fiumicino, Italy, making this its fourth destination into Europe. Fiumicino is based 35km’s outside the historic city of Rome, which is central for tourists wanting to explore the city’s history, culture, shopping and amazing architecture in this popular European destination for South Africans.

The addition of this route makes connectivity to Italy one of the quickest in traveling times through Africa. Fiumicino Airport, otherwise known as the Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, is the busiest airport in Italy, and the fifth busiest in Europe. It is also the starting point of The Fiumicino Airport Express train terminus offering, direct, safe and easy train transfers into Rome’s city centre and onward.

Italy has one of Europe’s largest economies and has high levels of freedom for investors, business people and traders. Italy has the 4th largest gold reserve, is the biggest wine exporter and is known for its creative and high quality work in the automobile and fashion industry.

Connectivity to Fiumicino is via Nairobi, with flights three times a week, on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

KQ is offering promotional fares on this new route, departing Johannesburg, Nairobi, Fiumicino, return from R5095.00, including taxes.