Delta Forms Codeshare Partnership With Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways

Delta is collaborating with Kenya Airways on flights to and from Kenya Airways' hub at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The two airlines have entered into a codeshare partnership.

Starting August 11, Delta’s code was implemented on Kenya Airway’s flights from Amsterdam, Paris, London, and Accra to Nairobi which, the company says, will improve connectivity and give customers a one-stop travel experience from the USA. The American airline company will also implement its code on Kenya Airways' services to over 10 key cities across Africa, including: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Lilongwe, Malawi; Maputo, Mozambique; Johannesburg, South Africa and Djibouti City, Djibouti.

Both the American and Kenyan airlines are part of the SkyTeam Alliance. Frequent Flyers can earn and redeem miles on both airlines, while Elite Plus travelers benefit from SkyPriority services.

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Delta has operated flights to Africa since 2006, and serves Lagos, Nigeria; Accra, Ghana; Dakar, Senegal and Johannesburg, South Africa. Delta started in the early 1920’s and is now one of the world’s largest global airline. The company, according to its website, carries more than 160 million travelers a year.

Kenya Airways is a leading African carrier founded in 1977. It operates in more than 50 destinations worldwide, over 40 of which are in Africa. According to the company’s website, the airline carries more than three million passengers annually.

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