On June 17, 2019, Hardeep Singh Puri tweeted that Air India will start nonstop flights on Mumbai-Nairobi route.
I am delighted to announce that on the occasion of World Tourism Day on 27th Sept 2019, @airindiain will begin a direct Mumbai-Nairobi flight (4 days a week) to improve air connectivity between India & Kenya. pic.twitter.com/fX26RYWpp2
— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) June 17, 2019
Well, Air India will launch 4x weekly flights between Mumbai and Nairobi from September 27, 2019. Air India will deploy a Boeing 787-8 on this route. The schedule for the flight is,
AI961 BOM0400 – 0730NBO 788 x146
AI962 NBO0900 – 1730BOM 788 x146
The Air India 787 is certainly a comfortable aircraft. You can read the review of the Business Class on this aircraft here and Economy Class here.
Bookings for the new non-stop flight to Nairobi from Mumbai are expected to open up shortly.