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Direct flights boost Sino-Kenya trade: Airline officials

Published on December 24, 2015

The direct flight between the Chinese city Guangzhou and Kenya's capital Nairobi launched by China Southern Airlines in August has elevated Sino-Kenya relations, airline officials say.Linda Masinde, a supervisor at China Southern Airlines Nairobi office, said the Nairobi-Guangzhou direct flight had enhanced Sino-Kenya trade and people-to-people exchanges."The direct flight from Nairobi to Guangzhou is popular with Kenyan business people and Chinese tourists. In the last five months, we have recorded brisk business in this competitive route," Masinde told Xinhua on Wednesday. Read more. Source: China Daily.