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East Africa's tourism sector eagerly awaits US direct flights

Published on July 23, 2015

The tourism, hotel and export sectors in East Africa will benefit from direct flights between Kenya and the United States, which are expected to start later this year.

An emphasis on these flights during next week’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit will be a shot in the arm for the ongoing negotiations between the two countries, said Mutia Mwandikwa, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) corporate communications manager.

“Highlighting the importance of these flights during the meeting will support the ongoing efforts, although we expect to get a report on the status of the flights’ in September,” said Mr Mwandikwa. Read more. Source | The East African Newspaper