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Kenya Airways To Undergo $1 Billion Restructuring

With the international airline market still struggling to recover from the drop in demand driven by the Covid-19 pandemic, carriers deeply relying on international connections have had to face tough choices in the past 24 months. One of these is SkyTeam member Kenya Airways, which will have to completely overhaul its structure in order to reshape itself to become sustainable in this new reality. The entire operation will cost over $1 billion, with most of the funds to be provided…

South African Airways, Kenya Airways Sign Strategic Partnership

Kenya Airways and South African Airways this week signed a strategic partnership framework that may be the pathway to co-starting a Pan-African airline group by 2023. This follows the September signing of a memorandum of cooperation between the two national carriers. This week's signing was undertaken by the chairmen of both…

British Airways Forms New Codeshare With Kenya Airways

Connectivity is considered to be the very heart of an airline's success because what more could passengers ask for besides convenient and seamless connections to wherever they wish to go. Whilst it might currently seem impossible for any airline to fly to every available destination from its hub, but connections…

South African Airways, Kenya Airways Seize Partnership Opportunity

Rhetoric on the need for cooperation between airlines in Africa has never been in short supply, but action has been less forthcoming. In the current aviation landscape, filled by the emergence of new markets, South African Airways and Kenya Airways are looking to redouble their efforts to remain competitive. The…

Kenya Airways Leases Embraer Aircraft to Congo Airways, Leverages On…

Kenya Airways and Congo Airways entered into an aircraft leasing agreement that saw Congo Airways begin wet-leasing two Embraer E190 from Kenya Airways on September 15, 2021, actualizing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Kenya Airways and Congo Airways originally signed on April 2021 in Kinshasa, Congo which was witnessed…

Kenya Airways Outlines its Innovative Strategy, Commits to Fight Against…

COVID-19 pandemic hit the aviation industry hard. Though for many airlines recovery plans are a key priority, innovations and technologies are still on the agenda. Kenya Airways PLC (KQ), through its fully owned subsidiary Fahari Aviation signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Embraer’s Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions (“Eve”) to…

Kenya Airways’ Fahari Innovation Hub Launches

The pioneering Startup and innovation hub from Kenya Airways, Fahari Innovation Hub, launched on July 8, seeking to bring together entrepreneurs and innovators to share their  insights and visions for sustainability, engineering and customer experience objectives to accelerate impactful solutions to some of the aviation industry’s business challenges. The hub…

Delta, Kenya Airways Ink U.S., Africa Codeshare Agreement

Delta Air Lines and Kenya Airways have inked a codeshare agreement that will enable both airlines to serve an extensive network while offering travel to a total of 39 cities across Africa, the U.S. and Canada. With the new enhanced agreement, Delta customers flying nonstop on the airline’s services from…

Kenya Airways Signs Interline Agreement With South African Regional Airline…

Kenya Airways and Airlink have announced an interline agreement that will widen both airlines' reach to multiple destinations in the African continent even as countries begin reopening their borders for travelers. Kenya Airways' agreement with Airlink will provide its customers enhanced connectivity via its gateways Johannesburg and Cape Town to…

Kenya Airways, Congo Airways Enter Strategic Partnership

Kenya Airways and Congo Airways on Thursday announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding that would strengthen commercial ties between the two airlines, mainly aimed at boosting passenger and cargo businesses between their respective markets and international networks. “The cooperation between Kenya Airways and Congo Airways will cover technical…