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Kenya Airways to Resume Flights to Dubai From January 31st, 2022

With the lifting of the travel ban in and out of Dubai for flights from Kenya and other African nations on January 29th, Kenya Airways will resume daily service to Dubai starting Monday, January 31st, 2022.

Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Rendering - Courtesy Boeing

On Thursday (January 27, 2022), Kenya Airways announced the resumption of daily service to Dubai starting Monday, January 31st, 2022. The restart of flights follows the easing of travel restrictions issued by the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) on flights from Kenya and other African nations. The lifting of restrictions into and out of Dubai officially takes effect on Saturday, January 29, 20220 at 14:30 Dubai time, and impacts passengers traveling from Kenya, Congo Brazzaville, Congo DRC, Botswana, Ethiopia, Eswatini, Ghana, Guinea, Lesotho, Liberia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

Kenya Airways will allow customers to rebook their flights without penalties. All travelers will be required to present a negative COVID-19 molecular diagnostic test issued within 48 hours of sample collection from an approved service provider. The negative test result certificate should contain a scannable QR code. Additionally, travelers will be required to take a PCR test upon arrival in Dubai and self-quarantine until a negative test result is received. Visitors who test positive will be required to follow all guidelines issued by the UAE Health Authority.

Kenya Airlines is a member of the global SkyTeam Alliance and serves 42 destinations worldwide, including 35 in Africa. The carrier serves over four million guests annually, and in 2020 was named ‘Africa’s Leading Airline’ by the World Travel Awards. Kenya Airways offers renowned onboard service and their lie-flat business class seat on widebody aircraft is consistently voted in the world’s top 10. The airline operates a modern fleet of 32 aircraft, including their flagship Boeing 787 Dreamliners. Kenya Airways is dedicated to connecting Africa to the world via their hub at the new ultra-modern Terminal 1A at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.

Source: Kenya Airways


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