Kenya Airways aims to increase flights to boost trade in continent

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Kenya Airways workers stand behind luggage as they strike to demand salary increases on August 14, 2009 near Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

JOHANNESBURG – Kenya Airways is on a mission to increase flights across the continent.

It&39;s introduced three non-stop flights from its hub in Nairobi to Cape Town.

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The airline says this will help open up opportunities for tourism, trade and investment.

Kenya and South Africa are important trading partners with a number of South African companies expanding to the east African country.

In May the South African government announced that Kenyans would soon be able to get visas upon arrival.