Kenya Airways (KQ) has announced that it has resumed flights to Madagascar effective today, 25th April 2022. KQ will operate the direct flight 3 times weekly from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Nairobi to Ivato Internatithat onal Airport, Antananarivo. This follows the easing of travel restrictions previously effected by Madagascar.

The non-stop flight will depart from Nairobi every Monday, Wednesday and Friday re-opening travel opportunities for both Kenyans and residents of the Indian Ocean Island. The flights will also offer one-stop via Nairobi connections to Paris, Johannesburg, Dubai, Amsterdam, London, Mumbai, Dar es salaam and West Africa including Accra, Abidjan, and Dakar.

“As part of our tactical approach to growth, we seek to link key markets within the KQ network to allow passengers seamless connectivity from all points with a particular focus in connecting Africa.” said Julius Thairu, Chief Commercial and Customer Officer.

The three weekly scheduled flights as below;


Flight Number Day of Week Origin Destinations Departure Arrival
KQ 256 Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays NBO TNR 12:15HRS 15:35HRS
KQ 257 TNR NBO 16:25HRS 19:50HRS

Passengers travelling to Madagascar will need to following to be able to enter the country as per Government regulations:

  • Negative PCR test results done 72hours before the flight;
  • Rapid antigen screening test upon arrival;
  • Quarantine for at least 7 days for passengers with positive test results at health facilities or hotels approved by the government.