Kenya Airways reduced it's half year losses is charting an expansion plan, including first non-stop flight to the US in winter schedule. Also on the cards are flights to Delhi and Beijing. Mikosz, who formerly headed LOT Polish Airlines, took charge of Kenya Airways last June.
"More than 50 per cent of our passengers between India-Kenya travels onward because Nairobi is a hub for connecting eastern, central and western Africa. We fly to 42 cities in Africa. There's a lot of traffic going to South Africa. Indian community in Kenya is very large. This year we have seen 15 per cent growth in traffic which has exceeded our estimates," he said.
Kenya Airways also has a codeshare pact with Jet Airways. "We would be happy if Jet Airways launches a service to Nairobi. It can fly from Mumbai or Chennai or Hyderabad and it will mean more connectivity between two countries," he said.