Starting October 29, 2018 Kenya Airways will fly from New York direct to Nairobi, Kenya in East Africa! This will be great as travelers can avoid the increased amount of time and costs of flying via Europe.
Kenya Airways will operate a Boeing 787 Dreamliner with seating for 234 passengers. The flight will depart daily from Nairobi at 11:25PM arriving at New York JFK at 6:25AM the following day. From New York the flight will depart JFK at 12:25PM and arrive in Nairobi at 10:55Am the following day.
Nairobi to New York eastbound will be 15 hours. New York to Nairobi, west bound, will be 14 hours.
Other direct flights from the USA to Africa include South African Airways who fly from Washington DC and New York to Johannesburg, South Africa and Delta who flies direct from Atlanta to Johannesburg, South Africa.