Korean Air, from 21st June 2012, launches nonstop service on the Seoul Incheon – Nairobi route; making it the rapidly expanding airline’s first Eastern African destination.
The route will operate thrice weekly on board Airbus A330-200 aircraft.
KE959 ICN 2230 – 0530+1 NBO 332 246
KE960 NBO 1030 – 0450+1 ICN 332 357
With a scheduled block time of nearly 14 hours on the Seoul – Nairobi leg, this route could become the presently longest scheduled nonstop flight to be operated on board an Airbus A330-200 aircraft.
Korean is already code-sharing on fellow SkyTeam carrier Kenya Airways’ flights between Nairobi and Bangkok, providing a quick connection to Seoul on the other four days of the week.