It was a smooth landing for the Kenya Airways’ Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at the John F.Kennedy Airport.
The 15 hour flight was flagged off by Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta. It had on board 234 passengers among them the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kenya Amb Monica Juma who led a delegation of government officials to the US.
In September, KQ received the Last Point of Departure (LPD) confirmation affirming that Jomo Kenyatta International Airport JKIA meets the Transport Security Administration (TSA) security standards.
The US Ambassador, Robert Godec presented a letter to Kenya Airways Group Managing Director and CEO, Sebastian Mikosz at a ceremony held at the Pride Centre – Kenya Airways, Embakasi.
“Wheels Down! Smooth landing in @JFKairport with @KenyaAirways after an amazing inaugural flight from #Nairobi! Airplanes carry people and people bring their ideas, energy & creativity! Together the future is bright” Amb Godec tweeted.