IATA says Kenya’s aviation industry supports 620,000 jobs

September 20, 2019 The Kenyan aviation industry supports up to 620,000 direct and indirect jobs including employment in the tourism sector, a study by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has...

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Kenya Airways stops flying to Gabon, Benin

September 20, 2019 Kenya Airways has pulled out from two West African countries, Gabon and Benin effective October 14, 2019. Reasons for the withdrawal is the routes are no longer profitable to...

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Jambojet gets nod to fly into Kigali eyeing more regional routes

September 20, 2019 Low-cost carrier Jambojet has received approvals from the Rwandese Civil Aviation Authority to start flying to Kigali, the first of several routes the airline has lined up in its regional...

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Qatar Airways wins global awards for good customer service

September 20, 2019 Qatar Airways last Tuesday won major global awards at the 2020 Airline Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) Passenger Choice Awards in Los Angeles. The airline won three awards for...

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IATA sees Kenya aviation doubling in two decades

September 20, 2019 Kenya’s aviation sector growth is expected to double in the next two decades, a move that is expected to boost the Gross Domestic Product by $11.3 billion, says International Air Travel...

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Travel Agents Converge in Naivasha for their Annual Convention

September 20, 2019 Next week, more than 200 professionals in the travel industry are set to converge in Naivasha for the 2019 Annual KATA Convention. Hosted by the Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA),...

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Airbus predicts doubling of commercial aircraft fleet by 2038

September 20, 2019 The world’s commercial aircraft fleet is forecast by Airbus to more than double to almost 48,000 by 2038. Of the expected 47,680-strong fleet, 39,210 aircraft will be new with 8,470...

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Jomo Kenyatta becomes second fastest-growing airport in cargo handling: ACI report

September 20, 2019 September 18, 2019: Airports Council International (ACI) World has released the latest World Airport Traffic Report showcasing the top airports for passengers, cargo and aircraft movements...

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Ryanair strike: dates in September 2019, how flights are affected and what happens if you already have tickets

September 20, 2019 UK-based Ryanair pilots are set to stage a series of 24-hour stoppages between 18 and 29 September, which could affect traveller hoping to benefit from the post-Summer Holidays...

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KQ pilots call off planned strike as board insists on contract hires

September 20, 2019 Kenya Airways pilots have shelved their planned strike which was set for this Friday even as the airline’s board maintains on the need for contractual pilot hires. Insiders close to the...

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