Bombardier: Russian leasing company Ilyushin Finance Co. leases two Q400 to Jambojet of Kenya

Ilyushin Finance leases two aircraft to a subsidiary of Kenya Airways Montreal, Canada, 2017-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft confirms that Ilyushin Finance Co. (IFC) has converted an option on one Q400 aircraft to a firm order. The Moscow-based leasing company, now with two Q400 on firm order, has successfully concluded a… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways promoted the launch of FC Barcelona’s first official club in Kenya – Penya Barcelonista Mashariki (PBM)

Nairobi, Kenya, 2014-1-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways, global main partner of FC Barcelona, promoted the launch of the football organisation’s first official supporters club in Kenya – Penya Barcelonista Mashariki (PBM). A ‘Penya Barcelonista’ is a group of supporters who are officially recoginsed by FC Barcelona. They often gather to watch matches and celebrate their… Read the full press release

IATA calls on African governments to assure safe, efficient and integrated air transport system

Mombasa, Kenya, 2013-11-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) renewed its call for African governments to focus on adoption and adherence to global standards to assure a safe, efficient and integrated air transport system. Connectivity is critical for African growth and development, supporting some 6.7 million jobs and $68 billion in economic activity. Aviation’s… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways Maasai Mara Marathon 2013 slated for Saturday, October 5, 2013

Nairobi, Kenya, 2013-10-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — Preparations have been finalized for the Kenya Airways Maasai Mara Marathon 2013 that is slated for this Saturday,October 5, 2013. Sponsored by the national carrier to the tune of KSh58 million, this year’s edition of the marathon that is the biggest in East Africa, has attracted over 1,000 participants, both local… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways appointed Willem Alexander Hondius CEO for its new low-cost carrier subsidiary Jambo Jet Limited

Nairobi, 2013-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Board of Kenya Airways has appointed Willem Alexander Hondius as Chief Executive Officer of Jambo Jet Limited, the airline’s new low-cost carrier subsidiary. Announcing the appointment, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Titus Naikuni, said: “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Willem Hondius as Chief Executive Officer… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards’s Africa Gala Ceremony 2013 to take place at Safari Park Hotel & Casino in Nairobi, Kenya

World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry”, announces the Safari Park Hotel & Casino as the prestigious venue in Nairobi, Kenya, where WTA’s Africa Gala Ceremony 2013 will take place on 16th October 2013. This will be the hottest travel ticket in Nairobi as most of the important decision-makers in the region’s… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways to launch direct flights from its Nairobi hub to China on its new Boeing 777-300ER

Nairobi, 2013-08-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Kenya Airways is set to launch direct flights from its Nairobi hub to China this year on its new Boeing 777-300ER, as it leverages on the growing Sino-Africa relations. From November 19 2013, the airline will begin flying its new aircraft non-stop three times a week between Nairobi and Guangzhou –… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways adds four additional weekly flights between Doha and Nairobi, Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2013-08-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today, Kenya’s East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism Cabinet Secretary, Phyllis Kandie, welcomed Qatar Airways’ decision to increase its frequency between Doha and Nairobi by adding four additional weekly flights to and from the capital city.  Beginning Sept. 1, 2013, the airline will increase its A320 aircraft flights to 18… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways and Etihad introduced direct flights between Nairobi and Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, 2013-07-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Government of Kenya is leveraging on the introduction of direct flights between Nairobi and Abu Dhabi to boost trade between Kenya and the United Arab Emirates. Cabinet Secretary for Transport and Infrastructure, Eng. Michael Kamau, said the move, which follows the signing of a codeshare agreement between national carrier… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways to offer service from Abu Dhabi International Airport to Nairobi, Kenya

The National Carrier of Kenya and the Pride of Africa to offer three flights a week between Nairobi and Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2013-05-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) today announced that Kenya Airways, the national carrier of Kenya, famously known for “the Pride of Africa”, will soon offer three flights… Read the full press release