National carrier, Kenya Airways has started selling tickets for its new route between Nairobi and New York that will start on 28th October this year. Those flying on economy class will pay 89,000 shillings for a return ticket while passengers on business class will be charged 257,000 shillings for a return ticket. Kenya Airways is banking on tourists and traders to sustain the daily nonstop flights between Kenya and the US as well as accelerate efforts to fly back into profitability. Meanwhile….The export promotion council has been urged to focus on improving the quality of products produced by the entrepreneurs and, improve branding and packaging designs in order to meet the ever-changing international market preferences. Principal Secretary for trade Chris Kiptoo says product design and development is essential in order to adapt to the constantly changing consumer and market preferences.