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Kenya Airways (KQ), part of the Sky Team Alliance, is a leading African airline flying to over 50 destinations worldwide, of which 41 are in Africa. It carries over three million passengers annually. For Europe, the airline operates four flights a day into and back from Nairobi, and through their partner KLM, gives access from 12 UK regional airports via Amsterdam.

Flights through Kenya Airways from the UK and Europe to Malawi boast some of the shortest journey times available and now offers the additional option of landing in Blantyre, as well as the capital Lilongwe. 

SCHEDULED FLIGHTS TO MALAWI

From the UK:

  • Daily flights run between London (Heathrow) and Lilongwe, connecting through Nairobi. Flights, again connecting via Nairobi, to Blantyre run 3 days per week. (+44 (0) 20 8283 1818)

From the EU:

  • France - Daily flights between Paris and Lilongwe via Nairobi. Flights, again connecting via Nairobi, to Blantyre run 3 times per week. (+33 (0) 1 56 93 47 64 )
  • The Netherlands - Twice Daily flights between Amsterdam and Lilongwe via Nairobi. Flights, again connecting via Nairobi, to Blantyre run 3 times per week. (+31 (0) 20 4747747)

For the latest flight schedule, please see the table below:

 

London to Nairobi - Nairobi to London

DAYS
LHR NBO FLT No.
DAILY 18:25 05:00 KQ101
DAYS NBO LHR FLT No.
DAILY 09:15 16:15 KQ100

 

Paris to Nairobi - Nairobi to Paris

DAYS
CDG NBO FLT No.
DAILY 10:55 20:00 KQ113
DAYS NBO CDG FLT No.
DAILY 00:20 07:35 KQ112

 

Amsterdam to Nairobi - Nairobi to Amsterdam

DAYS
AMS NBO FLT No.
DAILY 20:35 06:00 KQ117
DAYS NBO AMS FLT No.
DAILY 08:10 15:55 KQ116

 

Nairobi to Lilongwe - Lilongwe to Nairobi

DAYS
NBO LLW FLT No.
MON/THUR/SAT 11:05 12:15 KQ752
TUE/WED/FRI/SUN 08:35 10:00 KQ730
TUE/THUR/SAT 21:30 01:30 KQ718
WED/FRI 13:30 14:55 KQ726
DAYS LLW NBO FLT No.
MON/THUR/SAT 13:05 18:15 KQ752
TUE/WED/FRI/SUN 10:40 14:00 KQ731
WED/FRI/SUN 02:20 05:40 KQ718
WED/FRI 15:45 21:30 KQ726

 

Nairobi to Blantyre - Blantyre to Nairobi

DAYS
NBO BLZ FLT No.
MON/THUR/SAT 11:05 13:55 KQ752
DAYS BLz NBO FLT No.
MON/THUR.SAT 14:45 18:15 KQ752

 

 

Kenya Airways provides convenient online check-in and exclusive business class lounges at Heathrow and Nairobi. On board their Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet, the award winning Premier World cabin offers 30 flat beds, economy class offers 294 seats in a 3-3-3 configuration with a 32” seat pitch with personal seat back screens featuring  a video on demand entertainment system.
 

The airline continues to develop its service with its 44 aircraft fleet being one of the most modern in Africa. The on-board Kenya Airways service is renowned and the lie-flat business class seat on the wide-body aircraft is consistently voted among the world’s top 10 and this year, the airline scooped the World Travel Award for  ‘Africa’s Leading Airline – Business Class 2013’. 

Long Haul Flights - what to expect

   

Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

Aircraft 9
Economy: 204 seats

  • 82cm seat pitch
  • 47cm seat width
  • 3-3-3 seating configuration
  • Personal seat back 27cm video screen
  • AVOD: audio video on demand
  • 15.2cm reticulated recline
  • Two-course / Two-choice menu
  • Additional drink holder
  • Coat hook and personal storage
  • Height and contour adjustable seats ‘ears’

Premier World: 30 seats

  • Full 190cm pitch sleeper seat
  • 78.7cm seat width
  • Forward facing 2-2-2 configuration
  • 39cm personal independent video screen
  • AVOD: audio video on demand
  • Full 176º recline
  • Three- course / Three-choice menu
  • Lap-top power points
  • Mood lighting in cabin


 To download the full Kenya Airways fact sheet document please click here.

 For more information, please visit www.kenya-airways.com