Discounted travel, greater
flexibility throughout 36 countries in Africa
AMSTERDAM, 23 February 2012 –
SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has launched its new Go Africa Pass
providing cost savings and flexibility on flights operated by Kenya Airways
within Africa. The pass is available to business and leisure travelers flying
with any of SkyTeam’s 15 member airlines on an intercontinental round-trip to
Africa or a Go Round the World ticket.
Kenya Airways operates service to 45 African destinations in 36
countries including; Lagos, Nigeria; Accra, Ghana; Johannesburg, South Africa;
Luanda, Angola; Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Lusaka, Zambia; Kinshasa, Democratic
Republic of Congo and Cairo, Egypt.
Customers purchasing a Go Africa Pass can opt from a minimum of three to
a maximum of 16 flight coupons. Fares are calculated based on the number of
miles flown non-stop, offering discounts of up to 75% off standard fares,
depending on the itinerary. Coupons have no minimum stay, open-jaw itineraries
are permitted and passengers can stop in each city multiple times - giving them
complete flexibility to plan their trips. The Go Africa Pass is available for
sale now, for travel starting on or after March 1st.
“With continued demand for travel to and within Africa, SkyTeam’s Go
Africa Pass complements our already comprehensive network of flights from key
global cities to major African destinations,” said Jerome d’Anglejan, SkyTeam’s
Director of Sales. “The Go Africa Pass enables passengers to explore Africa’s
full potential by increasing their travel options throughout the continent.”
Kenya Airways operates flights to Nairobi from Hong Kong and Guangzhou
in the Greater China Region, as well as from cities in Europe, Asia and the Middle
East. Other SkyTeam airlines with services to Africa include: Air France,
Alitalia, KLM and Delta Air Lines. Korean Air will start services to Nairobi in
June. Future members, Saudi Arabian Airlines and MEA also fly to Africa.
SkyTeam’s Go Africa Pass is one of a number of travel passes created by
the alliance to offer flexible, economical travel to its global passengers.
SkyTeam passes include: Go Round the World, Go China, and Go Europe. Customers
can contact their local SkyTeam airline, reservation center or travel agent for
details and bookings. For more information and terms and conditions about
SkyTeam’s travel passes, please visit SkyTeam.com
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SkyTeam is a global airline alliance providing customers from member
airlines access to an extensive global network with more destinations, more
frequencies and more connectivity. Passengers can earn and redeem Frequent
Flyer Miles throughout the SkyTeam network. SkyTeam member airlines offer
customers over 490 lounges worldwide. The fifteen members are: Aeroflot,
Aeroméxico, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, China Airlines, China Eastern,
China Southern, Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch
Airlines, Korean Air, TAROM and Vietnam Airlines. SkyTeam offers its 487
million annual customers globally over 14,500 daily flights to 926 destinations in 173 countries.
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