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Aviation: New Horizons Soar as West African Carrier, ASKY Spreads Its Wings to Nairobi from Lome

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In a historic moment for West African Carrier, ASKY has taken a leap into East Africa with the launch of its inaugural flight to Nairobi, Kenya.

This development signals not only a new route but also a significant stride in the airline’s continuous expansion and its unwavering commitment to air connectivity across the African continent.

The inaugural flight embarked on its journey from the bustling Lomé hub at 12.40 pm on Sunday, October 1, 2023, before gracefully touching down at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at 9.25 pm local time. This direct flight between Lomé and Nairobi represents a fresh and reliable travel option for passengers seeking comfort and convenience in their journeys between West and East Africa.

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With plans to serve Nairobi three times a week, ASKY’s new route provides an exciting prospect for business and leisure travelers alike. The schedule, carefully crafted for optimal convenience, promises to enhance travel experiences between the two regions.

Esayas Woldemariam Hailu, the Chief Executive Officer of ASKY, expressed his pride in launching the airline’s inaugural flight to Nairobi. He highlighted the significance of this new route, emphasizing ASKY’s commitment to connecting African cities and contributing to the economic growth of the continent.

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“Nairobi is a major economic and cultural destination in East Africa, and we are confident that our quality service will meet the expectations of both business and leisure travelers,” said Mr. Esayas Woldemariam Hailu.

The enthusiasm for this new connection was shared by Mr. Caleb Kositany, Chairman of the Board of the Kenyan Airport Authority, representing the Minister of Transport. In his remarks, he unveiled ambitious plans for the construction of a new modern terminal at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. This initiative underscores Kenya’s steadfast commitment to strengthening the airport’s role as Africa’s premier hub, serving as an optimal gateway to and from East and Central Africa.

As ASKY embarks on this exciting journey to Nairobi, it not only opens up new horizons for travelers but also contributes to the ever-evolving landscape of air travel in Africa. The airline’s expansion reflects the shared vision of fostering stronger connections and economic growth across the continent.

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