Qatar Airways Expands Interline Agreement With Kenya Airways

DOHA, Qatar Oct 22 – Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it has expanded it’s interline agreement with Kenya Airways to cover 43 destinations across the continent via its 14 weekly flights to and from Nairobi. The agreement with Kenya Airways will provide two domestic connections to Mombasa and Kisumu in addition to 41 international connections […]

KQ defends partnership plan with Kenya Airports Authority

– KAA and KQ are yet to engage the public in the participation process but will do that at the right stage, says proposal. – KQ maintained the business model has been proven successful in many other countries. Kenya Airways has denied claims it rushed into a deal to take over management of the Jomo […]

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 […]

KQ to address staff woes before maiden direct US flight – CS Macharia

Kenya Airways management will address the aviation workers’ strike threats before October 28, Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia has said. Kenya Aviation Workers’ Union threatened to go on strike unless a pay deal is agreed by October 28 – the day the carrier is set to begin direct flights to the US. The union said the looming industrial […]

Kenya Airways customers can now pay in euros

National flyer Kenya Airways has added the euro currency to its payment options after opening a Euro Account for its sales outlets in Kenya. There have only been the dollar and Kenyan shilling payment options in the past, limiting international travellers’ choices. “We have opened a Euro Account to offer our guests more flexibility for […]

Kenya Airways seeks to run main Nairobi airport to boost earnings

NAIROBI, KENYA: Kenya Airways is close to winning approval to run the country’s main airport in Nairobi, looking to copy a model that has enabled rivals to overtake it, its chairman said on Monday. Michael Joseph said the loss-making airline had proposed forming a special purpose vehicle with state-run Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) allowing the […]