KQ rolls out ticket sales management system

December 5, 2019 Kenya Airways has installed a new revenue management solution which will enable the airline to optimise ticket sales. KQ, as the national carrier is known by its international code,...

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Silverstone Set to Resume Operations in March 2020, to Operate from JKIA

December 3, 2019 After an eventful month which saw the Kenyan aviation regulator(KCAA) impose a ban on its aircraft prompting the suspension of its operations, local low cost carrier Silverstone Air is set...

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KATA and I&M Bank Ink a Deal to Offer an E-Payment Platform to Members

December 3, 2019 The Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA) last week signed a partnership agreement with I&M Bank to provide a cashless system for KATA members to receive payment from their clients....

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Lufthansa GM for East Africa Tobias Ernst Leaving for Morocco

December 3, 2019 Lufthansa General Manager Sales for East Africa Mr. Tobias Ernst is set to leave the country after a four-and-a-half-year stint in Kenya. Mr Ernst, who will take up the same position in...

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Kenyans to Wait Longer Before Accessing the South African E-Visa

December 3, 2019 It has now emerged that Kenyans will have to wait a little longer before accessing the South African E-visa that had been scheduled for roll out at the end of November. Sources told KATA...

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Man Dresses Up As Lufthansa Pilot To Escape Long Airport Queues

November 29, 2019 With all the CCTV, sophisticated IDs, and online media around these days, channeling Frank Abagnale is a tough ask in 2019. But a gentleman from Delhi gave it a red hot go earlier this week...

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The first airline ticket on the blockchain and more

November 28, 2019 This week in the travel tech industry, the first airline ticket through a blockchain has been issued. TripAdvisor has launched self-service advertising and Amadeus for Developers offers...

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Turkish airline AtlasGlobal temporarily suspends all operations

November 28, 2019 Turkish airline AtlasGlobal, previously named Atlasjet and launched in 2001 has just suspended all flights. The reason for the suspension is quite vague: they announce on their social media...

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Jambojet Launches Flights to Kigali

November 28, 2019 Kigali — Jambojet has made its inaugural flight to Kigali, becoming the first low-cost carrier to fly the route. The airline, which recently expanded its fleet with two brand new De...

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Tanzania Seeks to Partner Uganda in Aviation Sector

November 28, 2019 The revival of Uganda Airlines and Air Tanzania have raised the stakes for the aviation industry in the East African region as the two state-owned flag carriers fight for a slice of the...

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