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  • Change of Terminals' names at JKIA

     

    Nairobi, June 30, 2014...Kenya Airways wishes to inform its guests of the planned change of names at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), which is also its hub.

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  • Naikuni recognized for contribution to African aviation

     

    Nairobi June 23, 2014: Kenya Airways’ Group Managing Director, Titus Naikuni, has been recognized for his contribution to the aviation industry in Africa.

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  • Kenya Airways receives second Dreamliner

     

    Nairobi June 21, 2014 – Kenya Airways has received 5Y-KZB, its second Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft as it steps up efforts to expand and modernize its fleet.

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  • Kenya Airways Direct flight to Abuja strengthen bilateral trade.

     

    Nairobi, June 20, 2014 : The city of Abuja on June 6, 2014 joined Kenya Airways network of destinations as the 64th Destination as the airline works towards realizing its dream of growing its footprint in all African capitals by the year 2016.

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  • Kenya Airways to commence direct flights to Tel Aviv

     

    Nairobi June 20, 2014:  Kenya Airways has announced its plans to introduce direct flights to Tel Aviv following successful bilateral trade relations talks between the government and Israeli business and government delegation.

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  • Kenya Airways Cargo fetes top freight forwarders

     

    Nairobi June 19, 2014 – National carrier Kenya Airways has today awarded its top freight forwarding agents.

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  • Kenya Airways launches a Live Television Broadcast Service for its Aircraft

     

    NAIROBI, June 16, 2014...National Carrier Kenya Airways has revamped its inflight entertainment experience with the introduction of a new inflight television service dubbed KQ TV.

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  • Kenya Airways begins flying direct to Abuja

     

    Nairobi, June 6, 2014…Kenya Airways has launched direct flights to Abuja in Nigeria from its hub at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi, paving way for closer ties between the two countries.

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  • Kenya Airways’ Dreamliner commences service on Nairobi – Paris Route

     

    Paris/ Nairobi June 4, 2014…Kenya Airways today begun flying its first ever B787 Dreamliner on the Nairobi – Paris route as the aircraft made its first commercial flight.

     

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  • Kenya Airways re-introduces flights to Zanzibar

     

    Nairobi, June 2, 2014….Kenya Airways is set to re-introduce direct flights to Zanzibar from its Nairobi hub, as it opens up tourist attractions within the region.

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  • Kenya Airways to fly B777-300ER to Amsterdam

     

    Nairobi, June 2, 2014…Kenya Airways has today commenced flights to Amsterdam on its second Boeing 777-300ER.

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  • Kenya Airways flights to Thailand

     

    Nairobi, May 22, 2014...Arising from the developing political situation in Thailand and based on public safety & security interest, Kenya Airways wishes to confirm that we are actively monitoring the situation on the ground.

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  • Kenya Airways amongst world’s most safety-conscious firms

     

    Nairobi, May 16, 2014....Kenya Airways has won the prestigious British Safety Council International Safety Award 2014, which recognizes organisations that excel in Occupational Safety and health management. 

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  • Kenya Airways to fly Dreamliner to Paris

     

    Nairobi, May 7, 2014…Kenya Airways begins flying its recently acquired Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Paris from June 3 this year as it boosts capacity to meet growing demand on the route.

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  • Kenya Airways best cargo airline in Africa

     

    Nairobi, May 2, 2014… Kenya Airways Cargo, the freight division of Kenya Airways, has cemented its position as a leading global player in air cargo industry by winning the best airline in Africa in the Air Cargo News annual ‘Cargo Airline of the Year’ presentations. 

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  • Kenya Airways receives second B777-300ER Aircraft

    Nairobi, May 5, 2014…Kenya Airways has received a second B777-300ER aircraft, highlighting the airline’s drive to expand and modernize its fleet.

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  • Kenya Airways and kulula.com announce code share agreement

     

    Nairobi. April 10, 2014...Kenya Airways and South Africa’s only privately owned low fare airline today announced a bilateral code share agreement to seamlessly connect the carriers’ networks via OR Tambo International Airport. 

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  • Kenya Airways signs contract for component support for its new Boeing 787s

     

    Paris, Amstelveen, March 26, 2014...Kenya Airways has selected AFI KLM E&M to provide component support services for a total of nine Boeing 787 Dreamliners currently on order and scheduled for delivery between March 2014 and end-2015. Billed power by the hour, the contract also includes pool access and a Main Base Kit pre-positioned at the client’s Nairobi base.

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  • Kenya Airways travel advisory-Mombasa Road

     

    Nairobi, March 19, 2014…Following heavy traffic on Mombasa road , Kenya Airways wishes to advice all guests departing from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi to plan to be at the airport at least an hour before normal check-in time.

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  • Kenya Airways suspends flights to Blantyre following airport closure.

     

    Nairobi, March 17, 2014…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.

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  • Kenya Airways tops Heathrow’s punctuality rankings(2)

     

    Nairobi, March 6, 2014...Kenya Airways continues to have the most punctual flights that flew in and out of London Heathrow International Airport in the United Kingdom during the month of February 2014, latest statistics from the facility have indicated.

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  • Kenya Airways to cease its operations to/from Nairobi (NBO) Eldoret (EDL)

     

    Nairobi, March 6, 2014...Kenya Airways wishes to inform their guests and general public that it will withdraw from the Nairobi- Eldoret route effective 01st April, 2014.

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  • Kenya Airways Countdown to New Fleet Begins

     

    Nairobi, March 3, 2014…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 Dreamliner planes expected this year.

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  • Kenya Airways facilitates the transfer of a rescued lion from Europe.

     

    Nairobi, February 21, 2014…Kenya Airways has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting wildlife conservation by providing the safe transportation of Simba, a rescued lion, from Amsterdam to the Lilongwe Wildlife Center, a sanctuary in Malawi.

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  • Kenya Airways travel advisory-JKIA Access

     

    Nairobi, February 19, 2014…Kenya Airways wishes to advise all guests to use Airport North road and Mombasa road to access Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

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  • Sky Team Launches Promotional Round the World Fares

     

    Amsterdam, 29 January 2014... SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has launched a discounted fares promotion on its Go Round the World product.

     

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  • Kenya Airways travel advisory

     

    Nairobi, January 29, 2014…Following enhanced security measures implemented by the Kenya Airports Authority, Kenya Airways wishes to advice all guests departing from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi to plan to be at the airport at least an hour before normal check-in time. 

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  • Kenya Airways’ rebooking options for passengers to/from Bangkok

     

    Nairobi, January 14, 2014…Kenya Airways wishes to inform passengers traveling to/ from Bangkok, Thailand, who wish to reschedule their travel following protests in the city, of rebooking options available.

     

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  • Bangkok Shutdown:Kenya Airways Operations Update

     

    Nairobi,January 10, 2014...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.

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  • Full Polio Vaccination for travelers entering India from Kenya

     

    Nairobi, January 8, 2013...Kenya Airways wishes to inform its customers and the general public that from February 14, 2014 all travelers from Kenya to India will be required to be fully vaccinated against polio.

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  • Kenya Airways resumes flights to Juba

     

    Nairobi December 31, 2013 --- Kenya Airways wishes to inform its customers and the general public that it will resume flights to Juba on January 2, 2014.

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  • Kenya Airways suspends flights to/from Juba

     

    Nairobi December 23, 2013…Kenya Airways wishes to inform its customers and the general public that all flights to and from Juba in South Sudan have been suspended between December 24, 2013 and December 31, 2013.

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  • South Sudan Juba Airport Reopens

     

    Nairobi, December 18, 2013...Kenya Airways Resumes Flight operations; Travelers Advised to Monitor Airline Web Site for Flight Information 

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  • Kenya Airways to showcase fleet at Kenya Air Show Festival

     

    Nairobi, December 18, 2013...Kenya Airways will be showcasing its modern state-of-the-art fleet during the Kenya Air Show Festival that will be held on 21st and 22nd of December as part of activities to mark the 50thanniversaryof Kenya’s Independence.

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  • Kenya Airways cancels flights to/from Juba

     

    Nairobi 16th December 2013… Kenya Airways wishes to inform its customers and the general public that all flights to and from Juba, South Sudan have been suspended due to the closure of Juba Airport.

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  • Kenya Airways moves selected regional flights handling back to Unit 1

     

    Nairobi December 3, 2013...National carrier, Kenya Airways, is set to move some of its regional flights back to unit 1 of the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi with effect from Wedsday, 4 December 2013. 

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  • Ian Duncan and Amaar Slatch win the Kenya Airways Safari Classic Rally

     

    Mombasa, November 30, 2013...Ian Duncan and Amaar Slatch won the Kenya Airways Safari Classic Rally for the second time in four years to lift once again the hearts of their faithful Kenyan supporters.

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  • Kenya Airways expands cooperation with KLM

     

    November 13, 2013...Kenya Airways has expanded its cooperation with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines within East Africa, following the signing of a far reaching joint venture agreement.

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  • Kenya Airways tops Heathrow’s punctuality rankings once again

     

    Nairobi, November 8, 2013...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 October 2013, latest statistics from the facility have indicated.

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  • Kenya Airways' new aircraft to grow passenger traffic

     

    Nairobi, October 25, 2013... Kenya Airways projects a significant growth in passenger traffic over the next one year as it increases capacity through addition of new large aircraft onto its fleet.

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  • Kenya Airways wins in World Travel Awards 2013

     

     Nairobi, October 17, 2013... Kenya Airways has been recognized in the prestigious World Travel Awards 2013, which is billed as the travel industry’s Oscars.

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  • Kenya Airways Appoints Jambo Jet CEO

     

    Nairobi, September 12, 2013 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.

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  • The New Generation Boeing 777-300 ER

     

    September 11, 2013...Offering the very definition of comfort in the air, the Boeing 777 continues to be voted the favourite airplane of frequent travellers 

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  • Kenya Airways set to receive brand new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in October

     

    Nairobi, September 9, 2013... Kenya Airways is set to receive the first of three Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in October this year to commence revenue service in November.

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  • JKIA’s Unit 3 to handle regional Kenya Airways and Precision Air Flights

     

    September 6, 2013...Kenya Airways wishes to inform its passengers and the general public that all its flights to destinations within the East African region, as well as Precision Air flights, are now operating from Unit 3 at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

      

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  • Kenya Airways and MTN Uganda launch new tickets payment option

     

    Kampala, August 28, 2013...Kenya Airways and MTN Uganda have entered a new strategic partnership that allows their customers in Uganda to pay for their air tickets through the MTN Mobile Money electronic money transfer platform.

     

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  • Kenya Airways to fly new Boeing 777-300ER direct to China

     

    Nairobi, August 28, 2013... 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.

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  • 19th Update:Kenya Airways Moves International Departures to Unit 2 and Reschedules Flights to Enhance Connectivity

     

    August 21, 2013...Kenya Airways is pleased to announce that our international departure operations will all be consolidated into Unit 2 with  

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  • Kenya Airways Schedule Changes Effective 22nd August 2013

     

    August 21, 2013...Kenya Airways releases an update of rescheduled flights.

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  • Kenya Airways Schedule Changes for Tuesday 20th August - Saturday 31st August 2013

     

    August 16, 2013...Kenya Airways domestic flights are operating as scheduled.

     

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