Air France will now operate 3 weekly times to Nairobi using Boeing 787 from fly 3 times a week to Nairobi from Paris. The airline is back in Kenya an 18 year hiatus. The inaugural flight, from Paris, landed today at JKIA at 0600.

This new development has been made possible after Air France joined the joint venture between KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Kenya Airways, that has been in existence since 1995. Customers of the three airlines will be able to reserve flights operated on a code-share basis by one of the three airlines on round-trip services between Paris-Nairobi and Amsterdam-Nairobi.

The new Air France flights will be as follows:

1. Flights from Paris to Nairobi – Operated on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Flight AF814: Leaves Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 20:50, arrives in Nairobi at 6:00, the next day.

2. Flight from Nairobi to Paris – operated on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays

Flight AF815: leaves Nairobi at 08:20, arrives at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 15:50.