Kenya Airports Authority employee, intern caught on camera stealing luggage straps at JKIA

Police have arrested a Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) employee and an intern who were captured on camera stealing property of an airlines company. The two were reportedly caught on camera stealing luggage straps at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), on Saturday, February 16. In a tweet seen by TUKO.co.ke, on Saturday, February 16, the Directorate […]

Read More

Kenya: JKIA passenger traffic increases by 13%

Passenger throughput at Kenya’s main airport, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport’s (JKIA), in October 2018 increased by 13 percent from the figure recorded the same month in 2017 to hit 665,413 passengers.The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) disclosed on Wednesday in a statement that aircraft movement increased by 3.4 percent to record a movement of 9,604 aircraft […]

Read More

Kenya airlines demand tax review to lower fuel costs

NAIROBI, KENYA: Top airlines in the country have protested the high fuel prices that have been brought by stringent taxation from the government. The airlines among them Kenya Airways (KQ), Fly540 and SafariLink are demanding that the pricing of the jet fuel is reviewed in such a way that some levies that have nothing to […]

Read More

Coming to America: All set for KQ’s historic flight

Kenya Airways (KQ) told the Sunday Nation that they anticipate very few complaints given the care they have taken with the flight. At 10.45 tonight, a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) will take to the skies on a historic flight to New York whose impact may be felt for years. This […]

Read More

Fire at JKIA’s KPC godown, flights not interrupted

A fire has been reported at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. It is not yet clear what caused the fire on Monday, but sources say it broke out at the Kenya Pipeline depot. KAA general manager security services Brigadier George Kabugi said the fire is at the KPC go down but has been contained. Kabugi said the fire […]

Read More

JKIA ranked best airport in Africa

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) has been ranked as the best airport in Africa and 38th globally in the recent worldwide rankings 2018 done by Airhelp. The ranking was based on assessment of the quality of service, on-time performance, and the passenger experience of a given airport. AirHelp examined data from December 22, 2017, to […]

Read More