Kenya Airways expands European network, Royal Jordanian resumes Heathrow services

Kenya Airways has expanded its European network by commencing services to Rome on 17-Dec-2010.

The Italian capital is Kenya Airways’ fourth European destination (after London, Paris and Amsterdam) and 53rd city in its global network. The service will operate three times weekly with B767-300ER equipment. Alitalia will codeshare with Kenya Airways on the sector. Both airlines are members of SkyTeam.

Meanwhile, Royal Jordanian resumed Amman-London Heathrow services yesterday following a two-day suspension due to inclement weather that closed the British gateway.

Shares in Royal Jordanian and Kenya Airways were unchanged yesterday. South Africa’s 1time fell 1.2%, while Lonhro fell 1.5%.

Selected African and Middle Eastern airlines share price movements: (% change): 20-Dec-2010