Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Louisville to Kenya
Kenya reopened its airports to international flights on August 1.
Travelers entering Kenya are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 96 hours prior to travel that has been digitally verified through the Trusted Travel (TT) Initiative. Persons traveling to Kenya from countries not yet party to the Trusted Travel Initiative must use a tool made available through the Global Haven partnership for COVID-19 test results and vaccine certificates verification.
Travelers must complete the "Travelers Health Surveillance Form" online.
Passenger Locator Cards (PLC, provided both on the flight and at the airport terminal) will be used to track passengers entering Kenya.
Travelers without a negative rapid test result will be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine.
All travelers will be screened on arrival; anyone displaying symptoms of COVID-19 will be subject to a 14-day quarantine in their residence or at a hotel.
Travelers may be subject to quarantine restrictions if any passengers within two rows of their seat appear symptomatic.
Quarantine will apply to travelers depending on their country of origin. Travelers arriving from countries included on this list are exempted from quarantine unless they are symptomatic.
Travelers transiting through Kenya must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 96 hours prior to arrival in Kenya.
There are currently 48,889 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in KE and 3,001 deaths as of May 16 2021
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Staff were accommodating and considerate, great flight!"
Pros: "Everything.. will do it again!"
Cons: "Everything was perfect"
Cons: "Check-in service at Ahmedabad was very bad. The staff there seems to be very disorganized. Took an hour to check-in may be 10-12 passengers ahead of me."
Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "Bassinet seats could be bigger for comfort with an infant."
Pros: "Empty plane."
Cons: "Service very reactive, particularly with so few passengers."
Pros: "Qatar Airlines treats you very nicely and doesn’t try to charge for little extras. They include the nice extras as part of your travel experience with them. I highly recommend Qatar!"
Pros: "The crew was amazing and delightful."
Cons: "The crew was amazing and delightful but should provide food to kids first before even those special diet or vegetarians."
Cons: "The visa check personnel were the most discourteous airline staff I have ever encountered."
Pros: "The attendants were great."
Cons: "The food on all 4 flights was ok. Could have been more interesting recipes and dessert. The seats on all flights were consistently hard and stiff. It was impossible to get a decent rest because of that as well as the areas being pretty cramped."
Pros: "Great flight in-service was fantastic. I didn’t use the entertainment service because is the old movies."
Cons: "Please include Nigerian and Ghana movies"
Cons: "I wish to have little more room on seat for long flight."
Pros: "Everything was good"
Cons: "Veg Food"
Cons: "Many of the entertainment systems were broken."
Pros: "Crew was not mean"
Cons: "The seats were very uncomfortable, entertainment screen had poor picture quality, eggs were black, stank + inedible, long bathroom lines , a child screamed most of the flight, no internet, couldn’t change phone, checked bags damaged - handles ripped off!!!"
Pros: "The plane was relatively new, the original departure time was also slightly delayed, but overall it wasn’t that bad."
Cons: "The hot food has some room for improvement, although it tasted good, there was hardly any vegetables in the chicken dish."
Cons: "I get the safety thing with the window blinds but wish if it was 40 degrees outside they would let you close them until the plane takes off"
Pros: "While my Qatar airways flight from Houston to Doha (# 714) was almost perfect, flight #1335 from Doha to Nairobi was a huge disappointment."
Cons: "The flight attendants didn't seem to know what they were doing, food ran out before i got any breakfast, the IFE system for my seat didn't work,"
Pros: "Last row seats are never optimal but tha flight attendants were above par!!!"
Cons: "Wonderful people! Cannot day enough about the difference that makes."
Cons: "Unfortunately, my baggage was lost on this flight, which will make it very difficult to climb Kilimanjaro!"
Pros: "The movies, snacks, the crew. They were very friendly and helpful on board not the crew in the airport!!!"
Cons: "Space of the seat and the ground crews(aiports) how come their less friendly than the crew on board!"
Pros: "great service from flight attendnants."
Cons: "Old aircraft for flight from Doha to Nairobi, no personal entertainment etc."
Cons: "Again had to wait for the flight for 8 hrs due to change in flight time with no explanation"
Pros: "The long flight from Houston to Doha was good."
Cons: "The short flight from Doha to Nairobi was uncomfortably because of dry air in the plane."
Pros: "Flight service"
Cons: "I missed my flight from Nairobi to kisumu"
Cons: "The gentleman next to me had broad shoulders, so I spent most of the flight with my body a bit twisted, and eating without being able to move my right arm normally was undesirable. The cabin was kept a bit warm throughout the flight. We had a long wait (30 - 45 minutes after leaving the gate) before takeoff."
Pros: "Staff was courteous. Food wasn't too bad. Plane was clean and modern. Ambiance was relaxing. This was a very pleasant flight compared to other airlines."
Cons: "Bad app don’t trust"
Pros: "Great Staff"
Cons: "Asian Vegetarian meals needs some improvement. Lack of Africans as part of the crew."
Pros: "In-flight treatment"
Cons: "The seat"
Cons: "Old plane treating the Africans like poor people of no value .. All other Qatar flights have newer aircrafts"
Cons: "Great service. Courteous staff. Professional and well groomed crew unlike some US carriers. Decent beverage and food offerings in biz. Badly outdated IFE system."
Pros: "Seat features. Extensive beverage and food menus. Great IFE system"
Cons: "Had to flag down crew for pre-departure beverage and hot towel. They are usually more attentive"
Cons: "Nothing disposable about the airline but booling process gave me a headace"
Pros: "Cabin crew including the ground staff were awesome in providing best of its class customer service. Food and entertainment onboard was really good."
Pros: "Food, seat, overall comfort and timeliness."
Cons: "The entertainment system was not working - on a 12+ hour flight..."
Pros: "I enjoyed my flight overall with good service by the attendants. Additionally, the food quality was good for an economy meal."
Cons: "long layover and very tight seat conditions were my only big complaints."
Pros: "The crew was friendly and patient. The flight departed on time."
Cons: "The plane was small and cramped. The food was mediocre and could have been more creative"
Cons: "Flight was delayed materially with little forewarning Service was poor"
Pros: "The crew were all lovely + meals were excellent."
Cons: "I didn't have much time on my layover, i would've expected the transfer to be better."
Pros: "I liked that it was empty and I could lie down."
Pros: "The food and crew."
Cons: "The intertainment system on the Doha to Nairobi flight had old communal TV screens."
Cons: "Because of poor connection, arrived for flight 15 min. before departure. Gate agent wouldn't allow us to board and wouldn't help us rebook. Offered no help."
Pros: "Roomy seats & clean appearance and modern cabin."
Cons: "This is an isolated experience on Qatar but a couple of the crew members had poor attitudes. One flight attendant talked down to passengers during boarding and while serving. Another flight attendant acted as if if she was being inconvenienced when asked for water. The seat did not function properly. It would recline on its own which caused constant adjustment throughout the flight."
Pros: "Inflight services, food"
Cons: "Wheelchair services in India, person left in between and had to walk with pain in my foot for a distance."
Pros: "Nice crew."
Cons: "One economy cabin as packed with people and the other economy cabin had only 1 person per row. Spread people out more so that they aren't really uncomfortable for a 12 hour flight."
Cons: "Layover in the middle of the night - no sleep! Also, crew kept waking us up for meals etc, versus letting us sleep."
Pros: "For a change, I found the cabin crew extremely courteous and helpful. A remarkable change from the last so many flights flown across different airlines."
Cons: "The entertainment system is poor. Hardly any movies/shows worth watching."
Pros: "Very nice crew, quickly boarded and smooth flight!"
Pros: "Crew was great! Friendly"
Cons: "Monitors for in flight entertainment didn’t work."
Pros: "Not one of my good experiences with Delta. Two hours delay in the flight"
Cons: "Information on the flight delay as communication was. at least very poor. Also A 220 was ok but First Class was so so"
Cons: "Seats are tight"
Pros: "Most humorous crew I have had in a long time. Had regular beverage service, coffee service and a water service!"
Cons: "I can’t think of a thing."
Cons: "Movie selections, healthy snacks/food"
Cons: "Bathroom floors could be better."
Cons: "Needed assistance for limited mobility to make connections at ATL was not provided. Caused us to miss connections and had two falls trying to get around. Air France was terrible. Very limited food and beverage service left us hungry and thirsty on 7 to 10 hour flights."
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "Small plane, feels cramped"
Cons: "We had a delay to boarding due to a mechanical issue. THANK YOU for making quick turn around decisions (ie, put us on another plane at another gate) - rather than just piling on delays!"
Pros: "crew with good attitude"
Cons: "food was a waste of time, of energy, of bread, etc"
Cons: "Delta Comfort was no where near as good as a similar class on other airlines, such as Air France or KLM."
Pros: "Delta crews are very friendly and helpful. Seats are 'good' on the E175 plane - better than the cramped CRJ200 on some other short flights. We boarded early, left a little early and arrived early. Nothing to complain about, except maybe a crying baby behind me, but that's not Delta's fault. :)"
Pros: "The crew served things exactly as scheduled. They went out of their way to help passengers individually."
Cons: "The seats are a bit cramped for long international flights."
Cons: "No problems at all!"
Pros: "Crew was friendly, capt. had smooth take off and landing."
Cons: "Late gate change threw me for a loop. Had dinner with some friends in terminal before they caught a different flight. Walked to my gate only to find flight had changed to a different terminal and gate. Ended up fine because there was a delay with the lane switch, but made me a little anxious."
Pros: "My seat didn't recline"
Cons: "Took off late. Other than that very comfortable and great experience"
Pros: "Easy and on time and Delta Comfort is always the best. Easy boarding process too!"
Pros: "Crew was very pleasant"
Cons: "Old airplane. Everything was worn out and stained. Entertainment system is ancient. Economy seats are so small you can barely get in and out."
Pros: "Flight was on time. Entertainment worked."
Cons: "One of the stewardesses was a miserable crank."
Pros: "It was ok"
Cons: "They lost my suitcase. Now I have to wait a day or two and they won’t sent it to me."
Pros: "Helpful staff"
Cons: "I didn’t have anything negative to report regarding this flight."
Pros: "No issues"
Cons: "I couldn’t sleep in a chair... wish I could"
Pros: "The Grand junction staff is always great."
Cons: "No upgrade"
Pros: "Boarding was quick and professional. The crew were professional and friendly."
Cons: "No entertainment system. The cabin was cramped and the food/snake was forgettable."
Pros: "Good food, excellent service"
Cons: "Seats did not have enough storage."
Pros: "How nice and gentle they were."
Cons: "Long waiting lines."
Pros: "The flight staff were very attentive and courteous. I was asleep when drinks were passed out. The stewardess went out of her way to get me a drink after I woke up."
Pros: "They had available seats on an earlier flight and I was able to get home super quick! My checked bag also made it which was great!"
Pros: "flight attendants"
Cons: "As soon as we all were boarded we where told there was a mechanical issue. Sat on the boarded cramped flight for 2 hours until issue was fixed. If there was a mechanical issue then the plane should’ve not been boarded until it was fixed. Much rather have waited in lobby for 2 hours than on a plane with no food and water. Or at least alllowed us to deboard while issues where resolved."
Cons: "No Gluten free option"
Pros: "Once we finally boarded, it was fine- plane was new and clean and entertainment system was great. Agents did the best they could with limited information on flight status. Provided snacks at departure gate- but they were all unhealthy."
Cons: "Flight originally booked with 2:30pm departure time, was pushed to 4:30pm a few weeks in advance. Then the flight was delayed on the day by 30 minute intervals until 9pm. Finally, we were switched to a different gate to board a different plane. Then sat on the plane at the gate for another hour so they could load all the bags. We didn't take off until 10:30pm- painful."
Pros: "Excellent leg room. Comfy seat"
Cons: "Seat couldn't recline back. Was a little uncomfortable for a long flight. Chair had crumbs on it before I sat down-it was easily wiped away meaning no one had cleaned the chairs or looked at them beforehand. Absolutely freezing. Wearing long socks and boots and my feet still felt frozen by the end."
Cons: "Landing was frightening."
Pros: "First Class seating."
Cons: "Left from Terminal 3, so went to Terminal 3. Stood in line, then was told to go to Sky Priority at Terminal 2. Went to Sky Priority at Terminal 2, stood in line, then was told to go to Delta One desk further down. Once my bag was checked, had to go back to Terminal 3 to board."
Pros: "The food was fine and it was on time"
Cons: "The airplane back by the bathrooms were littered all over the floor. Needed to be cleaned. Their were no seat covers in toilette and it was only 2 hrs into the flight."
Pros: "Smooth flight."
Pros: "The service of only one employee that booked another flight for me instead and actually helped me I didn't even take the flight to atlanta"
Cons: "The hole return experience was terrible the supervisor i tried explaining the situation to just walked of while I was talking to him i would like a refund for the last flight I didn't take."
Pros: "Very friendly staff and the onboard meals were surprisingly good. Korean Air may quite possibly be my favorite airline."
Pros: "Decent food . On time arrival !"
Cons: "It was fine"
Pros: "Flight was very comfortable and had a lot of space to move around"
Cons: "The gentleman indicating on the loud speakers what zones will be loading first was very rude."
Cons: "Cancelled my flight then re-booked me for the next day; was able to then find a flight same day but 7 hours later. That then was delayed another 4 hours and I had to buy a rental car to drive home instead. Thus far they have been unresponsive in getting me a refund for my travel. Don't fly Delta."
Cons: "First day our flight got canceled 1 hour before leaving the airport. No good explanation given. Planes were landing and departing from Columbus just our flight got cancelled which made no sense. Over the phone no one was really helpful. Very bad experience with Delta"
Pros: "Nice crew, good entertainment"
Cons: ""Upgraded" from an aisle seat to middle seat between two heavy people, very uncomfortable even in comfort plus."
Pros: "Delta Comfort seats"
Cons: "Shuttle driver stopped to talk to a friend thus making me late snd missed my connecton. Rude agents at gate and when I called and spoke to a Delta representative, was told that they would have never put me on that flight due to short connection time. To which I replied that thet is an issue between Delta and their business withthe booking site and the customer should not be to blame"
Cons: "No fruit and cheese available to purchase one the flight. Need more than cookies"
Pros: "Thank you. It was very good and comfortable trip with a nice team."
Cons: "Very little legroom."
Pros: "Crew was amazing people"
Pros: "The planes were well maintained. Good entertain emend choices. Food was decent too"
Pros: "Seats were comfortable, service efficient, entertainment good"
Cons: "When cleaning the dishes away an attendant dropped several trays by my seat, then didn't clean very much, so for the rest of the long flight people were smearing pasta remains on the carpet and my neighbours and I were hopping about trying to avoid the mess."
Pros: "Lufthansa is always incredible."
Cons: "Space was limited"
Pros: "Flight cancelled due to a technical problem, missed connecting flight."
Pros: "The crew was great. Food was good for the most part."
Cons: "Cold on the plane/food needs more choice and improvement. Plane was late to arrive-over an hour later"
Pros: "Crew was good"
Cons: "No entertainment at all, food was bad"
Pros: "Service was courteous and effective once aboard the airplane."
Cons: "Boarding was chaotic, and primarily due to the fault of the boarding staff in Frankfurt. I was flying as a tourist from Switzerland, but it was easy to notice the condescending manner in which the African passengers were treated. I noticed the same attitude at immigration services in Frankfurt, were the officers were openly teasing, laughing at and harassing an Eritrean man. Some of the comments passed were frankly disgusting..."
Pros: "Friendly staff"
Pros: "The change in seat to middle seat, different row for my wife and I was enough for me to think again about a ticket with you"
Pros: "Food was ok. Beer offered at no charge. Lots of entertainment options"
Cons: "Plane was HOT no air and economy was unbelievably cramped and uncomfortable. 9 1/2 hr flight was torture"
Cons: "I was waiting over 1 hr for my l"
Pros: "impressed with the food and service of the crew"
Cons: "too crowded for too long baggage was damageed not sure who was responsible"
Pros: "Everything as expected"
Cons: "Close call as had to go through three passport checks before we could change to other airplane. Lacking signage to tell where to go for lines at Munich airport"
Pros: "New plane. Very nice."
Cons: "not much."
Cons: "I was not allowed to take my cabin bag and was forced to check it in at the checkin counter. The reason mentioned to me was the flight is small. Contradictorily, travellers after me in the queue were allowed to take cabin bags."
Cons: "Terrible plane: old propeller plane, bouncing in the wind. Inbound flight was late and I guess plane wasn't cleaned in between; had empty coke bottle and wrappers in my seat pocket. Felt like cutting costs and corners everywhere. This was the regional partner, not UA"
Pros: "Catering food and professional crew"
Cons: "Late boarding ,flight was delayed 25-30 minutes,turbulence over flight (slight)"
Pros: "Reasonably good entertainment and ability to charge electronics with USB"
Cons: "The airline was rude. They made us miss our flight and sent a generic sorry email instead of trying to actively right the wrong. They were inconsistent in their timing and unhelpful when we asked for help with traveling with two little kids. They lied to me about which desk to go to and traumatized my children."
Pros: "Lufthansa doesn't disappoint"
Cons: "Not much to ask for on a 60 min flight"
Pros: "New planes but staff not friendly"
Cons: "Food was terrible. Definitely need to increase food budget and quality. Compare with Emirates about same fare much better food and drinks."
Pros: "Service and comfort"
Cons: "flight was delayed. personal works very slow"
Cons: "Less knee room than usual. Very cramped."
Pros: "The main vegetarian meal (hot dinner) was fine."
Cons: "The vegetarian snack was inedible. It was two stale pieces of bread with shredded carrots and cucumbers. Terrible!"
Pros: "Once I got on the plane, everything was fine and easy. The airport drove me crazy and the lack of confirmation on my ticket was more than annoying."
Cons: "The late notification of a change in gate number and the lack of confirmation that I had a reserved seat on the flight. I was kept in suspense right up to the minute I boarded the aircraft. Very nerve wracking."
Pros: "Quality of service, personable flight attendants, comfortable seats, decent food quality."
Cons: "Entertainment system is average at best. More current and popular options for music and movies should be included. My system quit working during the flight and did not return to operation."
Pros: "Over the length of the 9.5 hour flight, my time in the Economy class was that the crew were professional, courteous and especially helpful. There is a magnitude of difference between the attitude and professionalism of this airline over any American airline I have flown. In the future, Lufthansa will be my first consideration."
Pros: "Overall good."
Cons: "Quantity of food served was very less. They could have given more."
Pros: "GREAT BEER EXCELLENT AIRLINE!"
Cons: "The food was not very good even for airplane food-- couldn't finish my chicken even though I was hungry!"
Cons: "The same as above"
Pros: "Movie selection Meal selection was good Crew was courteous, smiling, friendly"
Cons: "Space felt cramped (small)"
Cons: "This Air Canada flight was operated by Lufthansa and was cancelled due to the strike. So, this means that I am still in Germany which is not the worst place in the world to be stuck, especially because my parents live here. So a few day longer are not a problem for me, but if it takes a week, it is not good because I am supposed to be at work and I am using up vacation I had planned to spent with my family."
Cons: "My flight was cancelled due to the pilots' strike. I only learned about this when I attempted online check in. Lufthansa never attempted to notify me. Then when I called in to the Romania Service Center to rebook, the phones went down in the middle of the call. That is understandable given the extreme volume of calls they were handling. What is unacceptable, is that they made no attempt to contact me once the phones were up. I ended up calling the U.S. service center at 1am local time to rebook...only 3 hours before I needed to leave for the airport. It took an hour - which I paid for at direct dial international rates - to find a flight. I'm very grateful for the U.S. service rep who was kind and helpful. She was the one bright spot in this poorly handled situation."
Pros: "Uh, bearable seats that lean back. Back so far yourvrear neighbor could play beauty salon and wash your hair."
Cons: "Increasingly, they cause a problem and then blame you and you have to create the solution. My ticket number got disappeared in this case. I felt fine, ate beef stew from Lufthansa, threw up for an hour until it and my dignity were gone, felt fine. Frozen bread bothers me. Coffee is good."
Pros: "Lovely crew."
Cons: "Boarding process was unclear."
Pros: "The service was good as they were making up for the entertainment system issues on the plane."
Cons: "Only 3 movies available on the entertainment system. Food on Lufthansa is bad."
Cons: "The seats are even smaller than the ones on small planes; Almost impossible to move even though i'm not a big person by any means;"
Pros: "Loved the business class upgrade"
Cons: "Lack of food choices even in business class"
Cons: "First flight mechanical issue so couldn't make it to any of my connecting flights and they had to reroute me, however they couldn't get me to Torino so they got me to Milan and I had to take a two hour bus and then the metro to get where I needed to be. And it took them over an hour to reroute my flight!"
Pros: "Great food options, blanket and pillow, and free movies was the best"
Pros: "Everything was good, on time and without problems"
Cons: "Chairs might have been more comfortable"
Pros: "The crew was helpful and polite."
Cons: "There was no specially designed space to hang costumes, which was surprising for international flights. All overhead bins were full, so my ballroom dress is completely wrinkled now meaning that I need to spend extra money to steam it."
Airlines flying from Louisville to Kenya have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Louisville to Kenya
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Louisville to Kenya
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Louisville to Kenya
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Louisville to Kenya
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Louisville to Kenya