How high can Kenya Airways share price go after it crossed the 60 shilling mark this week? KQ will soon face a competitor on its West African routes in the form of a joint venture between Richard Branson’s Virgin Air and a revived Nigerian Airways. The first A340 in full Virgin Nigeria colours rolls out into the sunshine after a full repaint now with a white fuselage.
In other airline news;
- Sudan Airways resumed flights to Nairobi from Khartoum, via Juba.
- East African Safari Air Express now flies three times a week to Rumbek, the new capital of Southern Sudan.
- Aero Kenya has passenger flights to Eldoret 13x a week for about 5,000 one way.
- Qatar Airways is spreading its wings in Africa this winter with the launch of scheduled flights from Doha to Nairobi from November 2005 which will operate 5x a week.