Mombasa Expects at least 15 Charter Flights from Europe

Close to 15 charter flights are expected in Mombasa from Europe including Germany and Poland ahead of the December peak season, boosting the international tourism at the Coast.

Mombasa County has partnered with cities abroad to market the coastal tourism circuit to woo international visitors and revive the sector that is reeling from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on travel.

Governor Hassan Joho said his administration is partnering with other countries to revive  the county’s tourism sector.In January, Mombasa signed a deal with Ukraine that saw the Ukrainian government boosting Kenya’s tourism destination with direct weekly charter flights to the Moi International Airport.

Some 22 cities that have partnered with Mombasa through the Sister Cities programme include Seattle, Long Beach, Honolulu in the US, Guangzhou, and Fuzhou in China, Tangier in Morocco, Odesa in Ukraine and Durban in South Africa.

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