Virgin Atlantic and Kenya Airways Announce Interline Agreement

Kenya Airways and Virgin Atlantic have announced an interline agreement, aiming to provide convenient connections for customers between Africa and Europe. The interline agreement will allow passengers to connect travel with a single ticket between points of the networks of both carriers. Under the agreement, Kenya Airways will extend its…

South African Airways Enhances Codeshare Deal with Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways and South African Airways continue to enhance their strategic pact as they gear towards a pan-African entity. Earlier this week, South African Airways struck a codeshare agreement with Kenya Airways, enabling both airlines to cooperate more closely by offering their passengers seamless travel while offering a wider range…

Kenya Airways Introduces Travel Platform for Enhanced Customer Service

Kenya Airways recently launched a New Distribution Capabilities system (NDC), which will modernize the way air products are retailed to travel agents, corporations and travelers. The web-based distribution solution seeks to encourage travel agencies and travelers to sell and access more content and ancillaries like extra baggage and preferred seats.…

Kenya Airways Offered $217 Million Debt Reprieve as it Eyes…

Kenya has offered its national carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) a KES25 billion shillings ($217 million) lifeline on unpaid interest, which will help it survive and sustain operations during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. The airline discloses in its latest annual report for the period to December 2021 that it failed…

Kenya Airways Appoints Seabury Consulting as a Restructuring Advisor

Kenya Airways has appointed Seabury Consulting, part of Accenture, to advise its board on the restructuring process being undertaken by the airline in restructuring its debt as well as advising the board on growing revenues on a long-term business plan. Confirming the deal, KQ Board Chairman Michael Joseph said, “They…

Kenya Airways Downsizes Fleet, Cuts its Operational Costs

During the last few years, Kenya Airways struggled financially. One would argue that many airlines globally have found a tough going but for Kenya Airways, the fate of the airline hangs in the balance. The government — who has been writing checks to keep the airline afloat — is now…

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…

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…