Kenya's flag carrier Kenya Airways has announced the launch of direct flights from Nairobi to Kilimanjaro International Airport in Tanzania from 02 July 2012. The route will initially be operated six times a week (not on Thursdays) and from 01 October 2012 onwards on a daily basis.
Kilimanjaro International Airport is situated halfway between Arusha and Moshi in Northern Tanzania near Mount Kilimanjaro. Other tourism highlights in the area include the Arusha National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti National Park. Kenya Airways currently codeshares with Precision Air on the Nairobi <> Kilimanjaro route.