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Kenya Airways Ltd. (The Pride of Africa)

Kenya Airways
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Kenya Airways Information

Kenya Airways IATA
KQ
Kenya Airways ICAO
KQA
Kenya Airways Callsign
KENYA
Founded 22 January 1977 (1977-01-22) (34 years ago)
Hubs Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Focus cities Moi International Airport
Frequent flyer program Flying Blue
Member lounge Simba Lounge
Alliance SkyTeam (associate)
Fleet size 34 (+ 22 orders)
Destinations 56
Company slogan "The Pride of Africa"
Headquarters Nairobi, Kenya
Key people Titus Naikuni (CEO)
Alex Mbugua (CFO)
Evanson Mwaniki (Chairman)
Website www.kenya-airways.com
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Kenya Airways History

Kenya Airways is a flag carrier of Kenya. It is based on Embakasi, Nairobi. Kenya Airways began its operations on 4 February 1977. it works planned services all through Asia, Europe and Africa comprised India with its main base at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi. The Moi International Airport in Mombasa provides as a center city.

Kenya Airways History

Kenya Airways launched in February 1977, after the fragment of East African Community and consequent termination of East African Airways and was completely owned through Kenyan govt until April 1996.

In September 2004, its profit tax was $19.5 million which was comparable for the preceding year.  And it has been ascribed to KTAP (Kenya Airways Turn around Project) refurbishing the airline's income management, price structures and fleet and route planning.

Kenya Airways declared record profit expansion for 2005-06. After-tax proceeds amplified from 3.88 billion Kenya shillings (approximately $54 million USD) to 4.83 billion shillings.

In the year of 2006, Kenya Airways won ‘African Airline of the Year' Award for the 5th time in 7 years.
On 4th September 2007, Sky Team, the second-biggest airline coalition in the globe, hailed Kenya Airways as one of first certified Sky Team Associate Airlines.

It is owned through personage Kenyan investors (30.94%), KLM (Air France-KLM) (26%), Kenyan government (23%), Kenyan institutional share holders (14.2%), foreign institutional share holders (4.47%) and individual alien share holders (1.39%). And it has 2,408 workers (at March 2007). It owns 49% of meticulousness Air in Tanzania.

Kenya Airways Destinations

Kenya Airways code shares with Air France and KLM, giving passengers approaches to European destinations, comprised Rome, Athens, Glasgow, Birmingham, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Barcelona, Madrid, Frankfurt and Manchester. A service to Seoul is code sharing with the Korean Air.

Kenya Airways Incidents and Accidents

  • On 31st January 2000 airline endured its initial fatal calamity when Kenya Airways Flight 431, Airbus A310, collapsed into Atlantic Ocean after impersonation from Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, killing 169 of 179 people on board.
  • On 5th may 2007 Kenya Airways Flight 507, Boeing 737-800, collided 5.4 kilometers southeast of the Douala International Airport in mangrove marsh, after taking off for Nairobi. The airplane was hauling 105 travelers from 26 countries and 9 team members. All corroded in the incident. Liberate efforts were hindered by the tricky topography around collide site and horrible weather conditions.
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Kenya Airways Destinations

Kenya Airways Destinations in Africa

  • Benin
    • Cotonou - Cadjehoun Airport
  • Botswana
    • Gaborone - Sir Seretse Khama International Airport
  • Burundi
    • Bujumbura - Bujumbura Airport
  • Cameroon
    • Douala - Douala Airport
    • Yaoundé - Nsimalen Airport
  • Central African Republic
    • Bangui - M'Poko International Airport
  • Comores
    • Moroni - Prince Said Ibrahim Airport
  • Côte d'Ivoire
    • Abidjan - Port Bouet Airport
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • Kinshasa - N'Djili Airport
    • Kisangani - Bangoka International Airport
    • Lubumbashi - Luano Airport
  • Djibouti
    • Djibouti - Ambouli Airport
  • Egypt
    • Cairo - Cairo Airport
  • Equatorial Guinea
    • Malabo - Malabo International Airport
  • Ethiopia
    • Addis Ababa - Bole Airport
  • Gabon
    • Libreville - Libreville International Airport
  • Ghana
    • Accra - Kotoka Airport
  • Kenya
    • Kisumu - Kisumu Airport
    • Malindi - Malindi Airport
    • Mombasa - Moi Airport
    • Nairobi - Jomo Kenyatta Airport hub
  • Madagascar
    • Antananarivo - Ivato Airport
  • Malawi
    • Lilongwe - Kamuzu Airport
  • Mali
    • Bamako - Senou Airport
  • Mayotte
    • Dzaoudzi - Dzaoudzi Pamandzi International Airport
  • Mozambique
    • Maputo - Maputo Airport
  • Nigeria
    • Lagos - Murtala Muhammed International Airport
  • Republic of the Congo
    • Brazzaville - Maya-Maya Airport
  • Rwanda
    • Kigali - Kigali Airport
  • Senegal
    • Dakar - Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport
  • Seychelles
    • Mahé - Mahé Airport
  • Sierra Leone
    • Freetown - Lungi Airport
  • South Africa
    • Johannesburg - OR Tambo Airport
  • Sudan
    • Khartoum - Khartoum Airport
  • Tanzania
    • Dar es Salaam - Julius Nyerere Airport
    • Zanzibar - Zanzibar Airport
  • Uganda
    • Entebbe - Entebbe Airport
  • Zambia
    • Lusaka - Lusaka Airport
    • Ndola - Ndola Airport
  • Zimbabwe
    • Harare - Harare Airport
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Kenya Airways Destinations in Asia

East Asia

  • China
    • Guangzhou - Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
    • Hong Kong - Hong Kong International Airport

South Asia

  • India
    • Mumbai - Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

Southeast Asia

  • Thailand
    • Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi Airport

Southwest Asia

  • United Arab Emirates
    • Dubai - Dubai International Airport

Kenya Airways Destinations in Europe

  • France
    • Paris - Charles de Gaulle Airport
  • Netherlands
    • Amsterdam - Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
  • United Kingdom
    • London - London Heathrow Airport
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Kenya Airways Former Destinations

Africa

  • Kenya - Eldoret
  • Mauritius
  • South Africa - Cape Town

Asia

  • Pakistan - Karachi

Europe

  • Denmark - Copenhagen
  • Italy - Rome
  • Sweden - Stockholm
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Kenya Airways Fleets

Passenger Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Options Passengers
C Y Total
Boeing 737-300 6 16 100 116
Boeing 737-700 4 16 100 116
Boeing 737-800 5 16 129 145
Boeing 767-300ER 6 20 196 216
Boeing 777-200ER 4 28 294 322
Boeing 777-300ER 2 TBA
Boeing 787–8 9 4 TBA
Embraer 170 5 8 64 72
Embraer 190 4 10 12 84 96
Cargo Fleet
Boeing 747-400F 1 N/A
Total 34 22 4  

Kenya Airways Retired Fleets

  • Airbus A310-300
  • Boeing 707-320B
  • Boeing 707-320
  • Boeing 720B
  • Boeing 737-200
  • Boeing 757
  • Douglas DC-8-73CF (leased)
  • Fokker F-27-200
  • Fokker 50
  • McDonnell Douglas DC-9-30
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Kenya Airways Baggage Allowance

Kenya Airways Checked Baggage Allowance

To/ From Europe

Passengers  Business Class  Economy Class 
All Passengers 

3 Pieces, 23kg each  

2 Pieces, 23kg each

Marine / Seamen 

3 Pieces, 23kg each     

2 Pieces, 23kg each

Millitary

3 Pieces, 23kg each     

2 Pieces, 23kg each
Infants not occupying a seat 

10kg + 1 collapsible stroller

10kg + 1 collapsible stroller

Infants who have paid child fare occupying a seat 

3 Pieces, 23kg each  

2 Pieces, 23kg each

Kenya AirwaysExcess Baggage

Rates per kilo in USD

  Africa 1  Africa 2  Africa 3  Africa 4 
Within the Area  3 6 7 8
To and From MESA  6 8 10 12
To and From Far East  9 10 12 15
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Kenya AirwaysHand Baggage

Passengers  Business Class  Economy Class 
All Passengers 

1 piece of hand baggage 10kg  
Size:55X38X20cm  
Personal items

  • 1 Over coat
  • 1 Umbrella or walking stick
  • 1 Ladies hand bag
  • A reasonable amount of reading material
  • 1 Small camera
  • 1 Small laptop
  • A fully collapsible invalid’s wheelchair
 

1 piece of hand baggage 10kg
Size:55X38X20cmPersonal items

  • 1 Over coat
  • 1 Umbrella or walking stick
  • 1 Ladies hand bag
  • A reasonable amount of reading material
  • 1 Small camera
  • 1 Small laptop  
  • A fully collapsible invalid’s wheelchair
 
Infants not Occupying a Seat 

Free checked baggage allowance will remain

  • 10kg checked baggage
  • 1 piece of hand baggage
  • 1 fully collapsible stroller 
 

Free checked baggage allowance will remain

  • 10kg checked baggage
  • 1 piece of hand baggage
  • 1 fully collapsible stroller 
 

Kenya Airways Flying Blue Members Baggage Allowance:

  WEIGHT CONCEPT PIECE CONCEPT
Extra baggage allowance for Flying Blue Members Silver +5kgs Not Applicable
Gold +10kgs
Platinum +20kgs

Kenya Airways Sporting Equipement Baggage Allowance:

  WEIGHT CONCEPT PIECE CONCEPT
Golf Bag 15KGS Permitted Free of Charge 2 piece allowance. Extra Baggage extra rate at rate of Euros 150
Diving Equipment 10KGS Permitted Free of Charge
Bikes £56.00 for 20KGS maximum weight.
Surfboards/Kayaks/Canoes £56.00 for 20KGS maximum weight. The length must be less than 165CM (65 Inches)
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Kenya Airways Phone Number

City Name Kenya Airways Phone Number
NAIROBI
NAIROBI Kenya Phone Number : +254-(0)20-327 4100
Reservations Phone Number : + 254-(0)20- 642 3400
Airport & HQ Phone Number : +254-(0)20- 642 3400
Airport Info desk Phone Number : +254-(0)20-3274000
MOMBASA
Kenya Airways Sales Office Phone Number : +254-41-2125000/5201/6
MALINDI Phone Number : 254-42-20237 / 20574
Sales Office Phone Number : +254-41-2125529/3505500
Kenya Airways Nyali Sales Office Mombasa Phone Number : +254-41- 2125251-4
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