Following Air India’s lead in securing a flight corridor over Saudi airspace, Kenya Airways seeks permission to begin operating weekly flights between Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport and Nairobi over Sudan, beginning in 2019.
By Itay Blumenthal
A Kenyan airline has submitted a formal request to fly its commercial planes over Sudanese airspace for flights from Kenya to Israel.
The request, submitted by Kenya Airways, comes weeks after Saudi Arabia granted permission for the first time to Air India to use its airspace for a commercial flight route to Israel. The first Air India Boeing 787 touched down at Ben-Gurion Airport on March 22. Continue Reading »