Kenya: A second KQ plane set to evacuate Kenyans in UK

The Kenyan High Commission has announced that there will be a second flight to the UK to evacuate Kenyans who are stranded due to COVID-19 pandemic.

“The flight has been arranged through offices of the governments of Kenya and the United Kingdom. The flight will depart from London Heathrow Airport to JKIA Nairobi on Friday, 15th May, 2020,” the commission said.

The flight has been loaded on the Kenya Airways booking system and is available for sale on a first-come-first-served basis.

Business-class tickets are available at GBP 2,140 and Economy class tickets at GBP 771 per seat.

However, there are important requirements for everyone.

Passengers are required to undertake COVID-19 tests from any accredited laboratory and certification issued at least seven days before travel.

Kenya High Commission in London, Kenya Airways or the local General Practitioner (GP) may advise on options for test labs.

Travellers will also complete a Coronavirus Quarantine Declaration Form. The completed form must be returned to the UK medical address above by 14th May 2020.

All Kenyans arriving in the country will be quarantined as required by the Government of Kenya, Ministry of Health guidelines.

Passengers will bear the costs of quarantine. The welfare and well-being of Kenyans in the UK remain our key priority.