Kenya Airways plans New York launch in late-Oct 2018

EDIT as of 0530GMT 11JAN18: Planned launch date is now scheduled on 28OCT18 from Nairobi.

Kenya Airways today (10JAN18) opened reservation for its planned nonstop service to the US, with the launch of Nairobi – New York JFK route. Scheduled to commence on 30OCT18, Boeing 787-8 aircraft will operate this nonstop route on daily basis. Following schedule is effective 04NOV18.

KQ002 NBO2325 – 0625+1JFK 788 D
KQ003 JFK1225 – 1055+1NBO 788 D

Reservation for this route gradually opened in the afternoon hours local time in Kenya. As of 1400GMT, reservation is available for travel until 30NOV18 inclusive.