Kenya aviation news update – Kenya Airways to resume Abidjan flights


It was learned overnight that ‘The Pride of Africa’ will, effective 02nd May, resume their operation into the Ivory Coast’s capital city of Abidjan, following months of unrest which ended with the capture of defeated former president Gbagbo recently, after he had refused to step down and make way for his duly elected successor. At the height of the crisis, when fighting had brought Abidjan to a complete economic standstill and the airport was taken over by French troops, Kenya Airways, as many other international airlines, had to halt flights, due to the prevailing insecurity and concerns for the safety of crews, passengers and aircraft. The three flights per week will operate out of Nairobi according to the latest schedules published by Kenya Airways, which can be accessed via

Watch this space for the very latest updates and information about the aviation industry in Eastern Africa and the Indian Ocean region.

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