Kenya Airways restructuring efforts received support from the Government of Kenya

NAIROBI, 2017-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya Airways Plc confirms it has received the Government of Kenya’s support to the restructuring efforts and that the Cabinet had approved the terms of this support, which will be submitted to the National Assembly for approval by Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich. The support confirmed by the… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways Engineering to perform mandatory checks on Kenya Airways’ Boeing 787-8 fleet

ABU DHABI, 2017-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Etihad Airways Engineering has signed an agreement with Kenya Airways to perform mandatory checks on its Boeing 787-8 fleet. This is part of an integration programme for the newest additions to the airline’s fleet. The first of six scheduled Boeing 787 C-checks begins this month, with the last… Read the full press release

PJT Partners appointed as Kenya Airways’ transaction advisor

Nairobi, 2016-Feb-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya Airways has appointed PJT Partners as the airline’s transaction advisor on its balance sheet restructure and long term capital refinancing, which is part of its turnaround strategy. Kenya Airways GMD and CEO Mbuvi Ngunze said, “PJT Partners is a leading international investment banking firm with strategic airline advisory… Read the full press release

Air Partner’s Cabot Aviation: Kenya Airways to sell two Boeing 777-200 ER aircrafts to Omni Air International

Gatwick, England, 2016-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Cabot Aviation, a division of Air Partner plc and a leading aircraft remarketing broker, is pleased to announce that Kenya Airways has entered into a sale agreement with Omni Air International to purchase two Boeing 777-200 ER aircraft, following approval from Kenya Airways’ board. Omni Air International is… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways enters to sell two of its Boeing 777-200 ER aircraft to Omni Air International

NAIROBI, 2016-1-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya Airways has entered into a sale agreement with Omni Air International for two of its Boeing 777-200 ER aircraft, following approval from its board. Omni Air International is a US based airline providing global passenger ACMI wet lease and charter programs. Kenya Airways announced its intention to sell the… Read the full press release

Air Partner’s Cabot Aviation appointed by Kenya Airways as its exclusive remarketing agent for four B777-200ERs

Gatwick, England, 2015-8-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Cabot Aviation (“Cabot”), part of the Air Partner group and a leading aircraft remarketing broker, is pleased to announce that it has been appointed by Kenya Airways as its exclusive remarketing agent for four B777-200ERs. The aircraft, which hold the serial numbers 33681, 33682, 33683 and 36124,… Read the full press release

IATA announces that the second edition of the World Financial Symposium will focus on industry efforts to support sustained financial health

Geneva, 2015-8-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the second edition of the World Financial Symposium (WFS) will focus on industry efforts to support sustained financial health. WFS will be held 14-17 September in Barcelona, Spain against a backdrop of improving industry profitability. Airlines are expected to earn a net… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways to reduce its flight frequencies to Dar-es-Salaam from 42 to 14 per week

Nairobi, 2015-3-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya Airways wishes to notify its customers that it has reduced its flight frequencies to Dar-es- Salaam from 42 to 14 per week and will now fly only twice daily to Dar –es-Salaam from March 19th 2015. This is as a result of a communication from the Tanzania Civil… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways to become the first airline to link Vietnam directly to Africa with flights to Hanoi from 30 March 2015

Nairobi, 2015-1-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya Airways will become the first and only airline to link Vietnam directly to Africa with flights to Hanoi from 30 March 2015. Kenya Airways will fly three times a week to Hanoi in a Boeing 787 Dreamliner and will provide strong connections to the key markets in Africa…. Read the full press release

IATA: five airlines successfully completed stages of the IATA Environmental Assessment (IEnvA) program

Geneva, 2015-1-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that five airlines have recently successfully completed stages of the IATA Environmental Assessment (IEnvA) program. IEnvA is an innovative, voluntary, two-stage evaluation process designed to drive airline environmental performance improvements through independent assessment. Finnair and South African Airways have completed the IEnvA Stage… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways opened ultramodern retail shop at the populous Nairobi’s downtown Tearoom

Nairobi, 2015-1-12 — /Travel PR News/ — National carrier Kenya Airways, today opened an ultramodern retail shop at the populous Nairobi’s downtown Tearoom in a bid to deepen its sales catchment base. The new Shop is expected to ease access on Sales & Ticketing services, address customer inquiries and sales of KQ Holiday packages to the thousands… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways flown 170 health volunteers in two chartered flights to Freetown, Sierra Leone and Monrovia, Liberia

Nairobi, 2015-1-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya Airways has today flown 170 health volunteers in two chartered flights to Freetown, Sierra Leone and Monrovia, Liberia. The two flights chartered by the African Union will fly via Accra, Ghana. Speaking after a visit to State House, Nairobi, with the health officials, Kenya Airways’ Group Managing Director and… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways receives its first next generation B737-800 and its sixth B787 Dreamliner

Nairobi, 2014-10-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya Airways has received two new modern aircrafts with state-of-the-art features, bringing the number of its active aircrafts to 40.The airline’s first next generation B737-800 touched down at Kenya Airways’ hub at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on Sunday (October 19, 2014) at 1700 hours, while its sixth… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways migrates 11 additional flights to the new ultramodern Terminal 1A at its Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) hub

Nairobi, 2014-8-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya Airways has migrated 11 additional flights to the new ultramodern Terminal 1A at its Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) hub. From Thursday (August 21, 2014), the airline will be operating a total of 15 flights from the new Terminal 1A, which is for exclusive use by Kenya Airways… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways receives its 3rd Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft

Nairobi, 2014-8-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya Airways has further strengthened its position as a leading African carrier with receipt of a third Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.The aircraft landed yesterday at the airline’s hub at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi at 1440 hours. It was flown in by Captain John Mathias Kimani. Kenya… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways takes delivery of 3 airside transfer buses as part of its customer experience enhancement program

Nairobi, 2014-8-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya Airways has taken delivery of three airside transfer buses as part of its customer experience enhancement program. The delivery of the three buses will help raise the airline’s guest comfort and convenience, particularly as the transfer distances between the airside and the new JKIA terminals continue to stretch beyond… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways’ Titus Naikuni awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Services to African Aviation Development at the 2014 African Aviation Summit

Nairobi, 2014-6-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya Airways’ Group Managing Director, Titus Naikuni, has been recognized for his contribution to the aviation industry in Africa. Dr Naikuni was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Services to African Aviation Development during the recently concluded African Aviation Summit 2014 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The summit that was… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways introduces new inflight television service broadcasting live News and Sports channels while onboard

NAIROBI, 2014-6-17 — /Travel PR News/ — National Carrier Kenya Airways has revamped its inflight entertainment experience with the introduction of a new inflight television service dubbed KQ TV. The service will allow passengers watch live News and Sports channels while onboard, in a move that will set Kenya Airways apart from some of its competitors in… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways starts flights with its first ever B787 Dreamliner on the Nairobi – Paris route

Paris/ Nairobi, 2014-6-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya Airways today begun flying its first ever B787 Dreamliner on the Nairobi – Paris route as the aircraft made its first commercial flight. The Dreamliner’s inaugural flight on the route landed on Wednesday (June 4) at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris at 0620 hours local time from… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways re-introduces direct flights to Zanzibar from its Nairobi hub

Nairobi, 2014-6-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya Airways is set to re-introduce direct flights to Zanzibar from its Nairobi hub, as it opens up tourist attractions within the region. From June 2, the airline will be flying five times every week between the two cities. The frequency of these flights is expected to increase to… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways to suspend direct flights between its Nairobi hub and Blantyre in Malawi from March 17 to 29, 2014

Nairobi, 2014-03-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya Airways wishes to inform its passengers and the general public that it will be suspending direct flights between its Nairobi hub and Blantyre in Malawi from March 17, 2014 to March 29, 2014. This follows closure of the Chileka Airport in Blantyre for maintenance work on the runway…. Read the full press release

Kenya Airways takes delivery of the first of its six Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes expected this year

KQ to receive six Dreamliner planes and one Boeing 777 in 2014 Receipt of new aircraft demonstrates commitment to Project Mawingu Nairobi, Kenya, 2014-3-5 — /Travel PR News/ — National Carrier Kenya Airways fleet and route expansion plan-Project Mawingu, enters a new phase next month when the airline takes delivery of the first of its six Boeing 787… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways issues update on its Bangkok, Thailand operations

Nairobi, Kenya, 2014-1-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Kenya Airways wishes to inform its customers and the general public that following the planned peaceful demonstrations in Bangkok,Thailand from January 13, 2014, adjustments have been made to ensure smooth operations and continuity of service. In this regard, customers flying out of Bangkok are advised to make appropriate arrangements to be… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways to move its domestic flights to Unit 3 of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi with effect from Friday, October 4, 2013

Nairobi, Kenya, 2013-10-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — National carrier, Kenya Airways, is set to move  all its domestic flights to Unit 3 of the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi with effect from Friday, October 4, 2013. The airline’s domestic departures and arrivals return to Unit 3 having been moved to the Cargo Terminal in August after a… 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

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

Kenya Airways CEO Dr. Titus Naikuni received ‘Airline Business Award’ at the prestigious Airline Strategy Awards 2013

Nairobi, 2013-07-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Kenya Airways’ Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Titus Naikuni, has been recognized in the prestigious Airline Strategy Awards 2013. Dr Naikuni received the ‘Airline Business Award’, which recognizes an individual who has made a lasting strategic contribution to the air transport business, during this year’s edition of the awards that were held in… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways tops London Heathrow International Airport’s punctuality rankings for June 2013

2013-07-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Kenya Airways had the most punctual flights that flew into and out of London Heathrow International Airport in the United Kingdom during the month of June 2013, latest statistics from the facility have indicated. The airline emerged top in the ranking of punctuality of flights. All Kenya Airways’ flights departing from the… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) welcomed first Kenya Airways Fligh

The national carrier of Kenya to offer three flights a week between Abu Dhabi and Nairobi Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2013-07-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Early this morning, Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) welcomed the inaugural flight of Kenya Airways, the national carrier of Kenya, famously known as “the Pride of Africa”, into Abu Dhabi International Airport… Read the full press release