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baggage transit through nairobi airport

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Woolacombe, United...
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baggage transit through nairobi airport

Will be flying Kenya airways to Mombasa via Nairobi.

Can anyone tell me if baggage is checked in to Mombasa and transferred to connecting flight,or do we have to reclaim baggage in Nairobi and check it in ourselves for connecting flight.

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Mtwapa, Kenya
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1. Re: baggage transit through nairobi airport


It is checked through but you still have to collect it at Nairobi in order to go through Customs, you then leave the temporary Arrivals Hall for the short walk to the Domestic Terminal where you and your bags go through the scanners at the entrance then you drop your bags off at the check in / baggage drop desk right in front of you

Woolacombe, United...
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2. Re: baggage transit through nairobi airport

Hi Doffcocker,

Many thanks for information,

Glad that i asked as email from KA reservations told me i could check it through to mombasa or collect it at Nairobi . Confusing as why would you want the extra hassle if it could be checked through.

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3. Re: baggage transit through nairobi airport

On the return they are checked in straight through to London from Mombasa.

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