By Ogova Ondego
Published April 25, 2015
Emirates Airline of Dubai is offering special discounted fares for travellers from Nairobi in its economy, business and first classes between May 1 and August 7, 2015.
The return fares are for Dubai, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China and United States of America on the B777-300ER aircraft.
The special fare tickets, that are inclusive of all taxes, are subject to availability of seats and have to be purchased April 13-30, 2015, according to Holiday Bazaar travel agency of Nairobi.
The special fares are for Ahmedabad, Dubai, Hyderabad, Bangkok, London, Guangzhou, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong and New York. They range between US$475 (Economy, Dubai), US$2250 (Business, London) and US$4100 (First Class, New York). The economy fares for Mumbai, Delhi, Bangkok, Guangzhou, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong and New York are US$499, US$699, US$750, US$1015, US$1040, US$1050 and US$1090, respectively.
Kenya Airways has a US$200 special fare to London in its economy class. This fare, that is available right now, does not include taxes and service fees, according to Uniglobe Lets Go Travel agency.
The Conditions for this KQ special fare ticket include:
*Minimum stay of 3 days / maximum stay 12 months.
*After issue changes permitted at US$120.
*In case of no-show the ticket is non-refundable.
*Cancellation before departure permitted at a penalty.
British Airways, too, has special fare tickets in its World Traveller Plus for outbound travel until June 20, 2015.
The fare, that is exclusive of taxes and service charge, is for London, UK (from US$1006);New York and Washington, DC, East Coast USA (from US$1298); Dallas, Houston, Denver, Orlando, Miami, Texas, Central USA (from US$1480); and Atlanta, Los Angeles, Seattle, Las Vegas, Phoenix, California, San Francisco, Chicago, Vancouver, West Coast USA (from US$1656).