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Best option to travel to Nairobi from east coast

Best option to travel to Nairobi from east coast

  1. vikas barar

    Hello,

    17 of us are going to east Africa (Nairobi & Tanzania) in July for a Safari adventure (few business others economy). Would love your thoughts on what airline to fly. We are all flying from the east coast. Do you recommended flying Kenya Airways non-stop from New York to Nairobi or a connecting (Qatar, Emirates or Sky Team via Paris). Economy prices differ by $200-$300. Business: Sky Team $3100 rest $4k to $4.5k. Kenya Airways is most convenient but concerned as we have never flown them before. How is the service and food. (We are all vegetarians). Thanks!!

  2. rickyw

    Vikas, I’d place a ton of value on the non-stop flight, especially with 17 of you traveling together. That is a very large group if connections go awry, so minimizing transit would be a big factor for me.

    Kenya Airways seems to have slightly above average reviews, as you can see here. Business review from Ben, Economy review from another blog.

    [URL]https://simpleflying.com/kenya-airways-boeing-787-economy/[/URL]
    [URL]https://onemileatatime.com/kenya-airways-business-class-787-review/[/URL]

  3. Owen

    I would pick KQ. The non-stop flight would make group travel a heck easier, plus when else will you have the option of flying with them? I know a few people who have been on KQ, and they’ve all said fairly positive things. I cannot comment on vegetarian meals though

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