KAA chief executive Jonny Anderson in shock resignation

August 30, 2019 Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) chief executive Jonny Anderson has announced that he will quit from the helm of the parastatal on September 30, before the expiry of his term in November. The...

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800 travel agents to benefit from automated M-pesa payments

August 30, 2019 Safaricom has partnered with Travelport, a leading travel reservation provider, to enable travel consultants and agents to directly bill and invoice through M-pesa. Marking a global first,...

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Uganda’s Relaunch National Carrier Makes Debut Flight to Nairobi

August 30, 2019 Uganda national carrier has been relaunched amid pomp and colour after being liquidated 40 years ago as a result of mismanagement and public debt. Ugandans celebrated the move as the...

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Dispelling myths surrounding travel agents

August 30, 2019 The role of travel agents is constantly being questioned especially now when information is accessible online. However, their part in the travel industry cannot be underscored particularly...

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Passport applicants to book appointment for immigration services

August 30, 2019 Passport applicants are now required to book an appointment through the eCitizen portal for passport collection. This was announced by the Department of Immigration on August 29, 2019...

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Kenya Airways records Ksh 8.5 billion loss in half-year results

August 30, 2019 Kenya Airways (KQ) this week released it’s half-year results posting a loss of Ksh 8.56 billion. The loss in the period ended June 30, 2019, was attributed to the investment in their...

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Travel Agents to Reap Big in Safaricom, Travelport Partnership

August 30, 2019 Safaricom PLC has partnered with Travelport, a leading travel reservation provider, to enable travel consultants and agents to directly bill and invoice on the M-PESA platform. Marking a...

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Scalability is Key to Driving Adoption of New Distribution Capability Standards

August 30, 2019 New Distribution Capability (NDC) standards, introduced by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) promise to enable smarter retailing through indirect distribution channels such...

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UFTAA VP Yossi Fatael to Deliver Keynote Address at 2019 KATA Convention

August 24, 2019 The Vice President of the Universal Federation of Travel Agents Associations (UFTAA) who is also the CEO of the Israeli Incoming Tour Operators Association Yossi Fatael is among the keynote...

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Hahn Air initiates NDC platform, issues first NDC ticket.

August 24, 2019 Hahn Air, a German scheduled charter airline which distributes services to other airlines has launched its NDC platform. The company is increasing its array of products for partner airlines...

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