National Assembly speaker Moses Wetangula calls for establishment of direct flights between kenya and Algeria.


The kenya airways KQ has been in a long time experiencing flight disruptions due to delays in securing aircraft components required for maintainance.

Chief executive officer allan kilavuka had confirmed last month that the airline which is one of the africas biggest may be forced to cut some flights if the challenges of getting the parts persist. However the challanges have been persistently occasioned by the ukraine war crisis which has significantly crippled the Russian suply chain to global aviation.

The titanium from russia as one of the key raw materials used by the aviation  industry and is crucial to the maintainance of planes.

Kenya airways, whose strategy hinges on connecting African travellers to the world and vice-versa through its Nairobi hub operates a fleet of boeing and embraer planes.

Curbing the challenges,the national assembly speaker Moses Wetangula has called on for the establishment of direct flights between kenya and Algeria.

Wetangula advocated for the enforcement of africa free trade to enable the free movement of business commodities scross africa. He was accompanened by a team including cabinet affairs principal secretary Julius Korir ,the Kenyan ambassador to algeria Petrt Katana Angore and a team of members of parliament.

The speaker argued for the removal of all bottlenecks witnessed in trade ,security ,education ,health ,and agricultural relations between African countries. Speaking on monday during an official visit to the north African country wetangula said the move will bolster trade in tea, cofee ,fruits ,as well as oil and petroleum.

Wetangula who was hosted by the president of the national peoples assembly Ibrahim Boughalm further acknowledged the support Algeria accorded kenya when the country was rooting for a seat in the un security council.

Wetangula lamented that Algeria really took part in campaigning for African libration citing that thus african must come together and solve her own problems by her own resources.

He noted that his house was open to receive the proposal of enhancing good working relations between the two countries.


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