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Kenya Airport Authority blamed for Mombasa flight chaos

(eTN) - The closure of the single runway at Mombasa’s Moi International Airport (MBA) for several hours yesterday morning, between 0530 to at least 0930 hours, appears to have caught several airline

Kenya Airways prepares to launch Abu Dhabi flights in July

(eTN) - Kenya Airways (KQ) has confirmed they will commence flights to Abu Dhabi, initially three times a week, using a two class B737-800NG.

Kenya Airways applies for extended immunity over KLM-Air France deal

(eTN) - Information was received from Nairobi that Kenya Airways has applied to the country’s competition authority for extended exemption of their partnership deals with KLM/Air France, to prevent

Kenya President commissions phase one of new Isiolo airport

(eTN) – Kenya President Mwai Kibaki yesterday formally opened the first phase of the new airport in Isiolo.

Kenya Airways gets reprieve from court over reinstatement order

(eTN) - Information received from Nairobi indicates that the Industrial Court in a change of mind granted an application by Kenya Airways (KQ) to hold off the ordered reinstatement of over 400 staff w

N’djamena flights suspended as Kenya Airways struggles with cost burden

(eTN) - Kenya Airways (KQ) has reportedly suspended the twice-a-week flights to Chad’s capital, N’djamena, with immediate effect, blaming the halt of low demand and poor forward bookings.

Kenya’s ATC inflicts more pain on airlines

(eTN) - Kenya’s air traffic controllers (ATC) have once again decided to move from regular work to slow go, inflicting some serious pain on travelers and the airlines flying within Kenya but also th

Kenya Airways signs codeshare with Vietnam Airlines

(eTN) - Kenya’s national airline has just announced their 17th codeshare agreement, linking Vietnam with Kenya via the airline’s direct flights to Bangkok, from where passengers can now enjoy seam

Kenya Airways’ losses justify cost-cutting measures

(eTN) - The announcement yesterday of Kenya Airways’ half-year financial results brought home the reality of what the company’s management has been saying for a while now, that sharply risen cost

Kenya Airways flights return to normality

(eTN) - Kenya airways pilots under their union, the Kenya Airlines Pilots Association (KALPA), have reinstated goodwill with immediate effect, with the management of Kenya airways after consultations

Kenya Airways hit by fresh strikes

(eTN) - Suspicions of a politically-inspired “pay back”’ are rising as Kenya Airways is experiencing further flight delays, after KALPA, the Kenya Airline Pilots Association, has withdrawn the

More flights from Kenya to Seychelles

The Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority has confirmed that Kenya Airways has advised that it is increasing its Kenya-Seychelles schedule to three flights per week, effective Tuesday, April 17, 2012.

Kenya Airports Authority reacts to stinging criticism

(eTN) - Clearly stung by criticism over complaints about the visible delay on construction of the new terminal and other facilities, much needed to de-congest East Africa’s busiest hub – Jomo Keny

Kenya Airways to recruit expatriate captains to ease shortage of pilots

(eTN) - During the showcasing last week of Boeing’s B787 Dreamliner in Nairobi, questions were asked of Dr.

No more free booze on domestic Kenya Airways flights

(eTN) - While in Nairobi a few days ago, it was confirmed that Kenya Airways (KQ) had commenced, what one staff has on condition of anonymity described as a "trial" - a policy of no longer serving alc

Kenya Airways not proud to be the pride for a change

(eTN) Passengers reacted angrily earlier in the week when their scheduled Kenya Airways (KQ) flight was first delayed and then cancelled altogether, prompting the country manager of KQ in Kampala to o

Wild-cat strike by air traffic control continues to impact Kenya flights

(eTN) - The unauthorized slow-go and wild-cat strikes by members of the Kenyan air traffic control (ATC) has led to a series of flight delays impacting thousands of passengers.

Kenya Airways introduces dollar charges for domestic flights

(eTN) - Regular travelers on regional and international flights are used to paying for their tickets in US dollars, or at least the equivalent in local currency, according to the bank rates on the day

New airport terminal in Kenya attracts interest across the world

(eTN) - Information received overnight from Nairobi talks of over 100 international and regional construction companies expressing interest in the tender documents available from the Kenya Airports Au

Kenya Airways puts pens to paper with Embraer

(eTN) - Today will see the formal signing ceremony between "The Pride of Africa," aka Kenya Airways (KQ), and Brazilian aircraft manufacturer, Embraer.

Kisumu Airport set for completion

(eTN) - Following news a few days ago that Malindi’s airport construction was nearly complete and the commissioning of the new facilities, i.e., passenger terminal, shops, restaurants, and the new c

Kenya tourism enthusiastic about latest arrival figures

(eTN) - "We have it in our hands now to make this another record-breaking year," was the comment of a regular contributor and source from Nairobi, Kenya, when discussing the latest arrival data for th

Does Emirates have plans to bring the A380 to Kenya?

(eTN) - "Kenya is our third biggest market in Africa after South Africa and Nigeria," was the statement made earlier in the week, when Emirates’ Nairobi office launched the airline’s premium produ

Kenya Airport Authority summoned to parliament

(eTN) - Although the Kenya Airport Authority (KAA) issued belatedly apologies to the general public and the entire aviation fraternity at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) for the power o

Another power outage hits Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

(eTN) - Earlier this morning, East Africa’s most important aviation gateway, the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), was again hit by a power outage, delaying incoming and outgoing flights.

Kenya Airways and pilots agree on new terms

(eTN) - The Kenya Airline Pilots Association has, according to a well-placed airline source in Nairobi, signed a collective bargaining agreement with Kenya Airways, ending a period of uncertainty for

Gulf Air returns to Nairobi

(eTN) - After an absence of nearly 6 years, Gulf Air has returned to Nairobi, offering an initial 4 flights per week between Bahrain and Kenya.

Direct flights will double US tourist arrivals to Kenya

(eTN) - The Kenya Minister of Tourism, the Hon.

Kenya Airways to grow network across Africa

Kenya Airways (KQ) has today affirmed that plans to grow its network across Africa were on course, after it officially announced its intent to fly to Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso starting