Safarilink adds extra flight to Kisumu for Christmas and Boxing Day

Western Kenya residents can look forward to a hassle-free journey this festive season as Safarilink has added an extra flight at low fares on the Kisumu route.

“Due to high demand, we have added a third flight to Kisumu on Friday 21st December at 7:30am and Saturday 22nd December at 10:45am. Direct from Wilson Airport,” announced the low-cost carrier on its Social feed.

Besides, it has announced the fixed low fares for one-way trips as low as Ksh 3500.

In September, Safarilink launched twice-daily flights to Kisumu.

“Our Kisumu service will allow passengers a convenient immediate connection to all our best Safari and Beach destinations such as Diani (Ukunda) Vipingo (Mombasa) Lamu, Exotic Zanzibar, and Masai Mara just to mention but a few.”

Kisumu lies on the northeastern shore of Lake Victoria a commercial, industrial, and transportation center of western Kenya, serving a locality populated by almost four million people.

Kisumu is an important link in the trade route between Lake Victoria and Mombasa because of its water and rail connections.

It is also the chief terminus for the agricultural produce of Nyanza and Western provinces. Industries are centered on processing agricultural products, brewing, and textile manufacturing.