By Irene Gaitirira
Published April 7, 2018
Kenya Airways (KQ), South African Airlines (SAA), KLM/Air France and Emirates have announced special fares for travel to European and North American destinations and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates from Kenya.
KQ, whose business and economy class tickets are on sale April 4 – 25, 2018 for travel April 9 – June 30, 2018, says the flight to London from Nairobi is via Amsterdam or Paris and it costs US$764 (Economy) and US$2006 (Business).
The Economy ticket to Paris, Brussels, Geneva and Zurich costs US$699, US$788, US$732 and US$641, respectively. The Business ticket to the same destinations cost US$1802, US$2290, US$1855 and US$1809, in that order.
The SAA round trip travel ticket from New York to Johannesburg costs US$909.
SAA says ‘all government and airline imposed taxes and fees’ are included in the ticket whose validity for travel is March 23 – May 10, 2018.
“Fares are valid for travel on Monday – Thursday. Weekend (Friday – Sunday) surcharges will apply. Fares must be purchased within 72 hours of reservation being made, or by 3/29/2018, whichever is first. Minimum stay: Must stay over one Sunday for fares to apply. Maximum stay: 6 months. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights. Cancellations before/after departure: fares and carrier imposed fees (YR/YQ/Q) are non-refundable. Date change fee: $300 plus any applicable fare difference.
Administrative fees may also apply. Infant (not occupying a seat) discount – Pays 10% of the adult fare. Baggage and optional service fees may apply. Reservations made 7 days or more prior to scheduled departure may be canceled without penalty up to 24 hours after the reservation is made,” SAA says.
On their part, KLM and Air France have announced what they call ‘Summer Specials’ for ‘Exotic Europe or charming North America’.
“With the Air France KLM summer hot pick deals, you will be spoilt for choice. We have wonderful offers through either Paris or Amsterdam to get you to that well deserved vacation,” KLM/Air France say. “The fares are valid from 9th to 25th April with travel up to 27th October 2018. Book today!”
Emirates says its Dubai Special offer is valid both in Economy or Business class and comes with the following benefits;
- Great Fares
- 30-day Visa to Dubai
- A generous 3-piece baggage allowance
The offer, Emirates says, is valid for purchase until April 17, 2018 and is valid for travel till December 10, 2018.