BRUSSELS — East Africa’s regional airline service is set to change, with Kenya Airways’ long-anticipated, low-cost subsidiary beginning commercial operations on April 1 with two Boeing 737-300 aircraft. Ticket sales opened on Thursday, Feb. 27, and the start-up targets carrying 650,000 passengers in its first year, CEO Willem Hondius tells Aviation Week. The aircraft (5Y-KQA and 5Y-KQB) will be leased from Kenya Airways (KQ) and pilots will be sourced through KQ as well. ...


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