The first Polish plane – Lot Polish Charter – made its maiden landing in Mombasa with 252 tourists on Saturday a boon to Kenya’s tourism sector.
Kenya Tourism Federation chairman Mohamed Hersi said “Mombasa is honored to welcome Lot Polish Airlines Charter aircraft by Tui Poland. Flying a Dreamliner to Mombasa is a clear testimony that Destination Mombasa and Kenya Coast is back in business.”
— Kenya Tourism Board (@magicalkenya) November 3, 2018
The charter will fly to Mombasa twice a week translating to about 500 visitors to the Kenyan coast every week.
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Lot Polish Charter airline was granted landing rights for flights from Warsaw via Cyprus to Mombasa in 2017.
The service to Mombasa will use a Boeing B737-800NG, of which the company operates 11 with an additional Boeing B737-400 also on the fleet.