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.

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

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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.

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.