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A Kenya Airways 787-8 arriving at London Heathrow. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Pandemic Continues to Fuel More Pressure on African Airlines

The global aviation industry remains to be the worst-hit industry with the unprecedented pandemic continuing to bite out the world's biggest economies which the industry plays an integral role. COVID-19 has hit African airlines with the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) calling for collaborative efforts and the stakeholders developing an "all-inclusive proactive response strategy" to address the impact of the coronavirus. Ethiopian Airlines Africa's most profitable airline, in an aim to reduce the spread of the infectious disease on Friday, March…

Kenya Airways Offered Green Light to Begin Flights to Tel…

Kenya Airways has been granted the green light to introduce three weekly flights connecting Kenya's capital, Nairobi, with Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv. The new route will be subject to permission by the Sudanese government to fly over its airspace. Kenya Airways was previously scheduled to begin the…

Airline Privatization: Partial Privatization (Part 4)

Throughout this series surrounding airline privatization we have explored numerous ways airlines can join the public markets, such as public issuance of shares, trade sales, and gradual privatization. We’ve gone through a large chunk of the methods many airlines have gone through when going public but there still are a…

Photo Tour: Onboard a Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

Kenya Airways' recently launched a historic nonstop flight from Nairobi to New York, connecting Kenya and the East African region to New York with a nonstop flight for the first time. The aircraft used by KQ, as Kenya Airways is commonly referred to, for the ultra-long-haul flight was the Boeing 787-8…