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East Africa plans to cut air transport costs

Mustwafa Muran (left), Astral Aviation Route Network Coordinator and D. Rajdev, Director of Operations at ALS, during a discussion held on 22 October 2014 on reducing the cost of air travel.

Transport officials and the aviation industry in East Africa are exploring ways of cutting the cost of air travel. The discussions follow complaints from East Africa’s political leadership that the cost of air travel is uncompetitive and is impeding free movement among the region’s inhabitants. From discussions held so far, it is emerging that while […]

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Fastjet partners with unnamed individual in fresh Kenya plan

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Low cost carrier Fastjet has partnered with an unnamed Kenyan entity and applied for an Air Service License (ASL) from the Kenyan Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA). Fastjet has long been interested in launching flights in Kenya. In its announcement yesterday, Fastjet says it has incorporated a new company to be known as Fastjet Kenya. 51% […]

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East African School of Aviation announces September 2014 training courses

Aeronautical engineering students at the East African School of Aviation examine an airframe.

The East African School of Aviation (EASA) has announced aviation and travel courses that will begin with the September 2014 intake. The courses include aeronautical engineering, aircraft maintenance and flight dispatch courses. EASA is located in Nairobi, close to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The school is the training arm of the Kenya Civil Aviation […]

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KCAA building own headquarters to comply with ICAO recommendations

Artistic impression of KCAA's new office complex.

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) today launched the construction of a new headquarter complex that will enable it comply with recommendations of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The complex will have a unique view of aircraft on final approach into JKIA. Construction of the head office complex is financed through a Ksh833 million […]

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Kenya’s aviation safety standards high, says KCAA boss

KCAA Director-General, Col. (Rtd) Hilary Kioko.

Kenya has achieved a high standard of aviation safety and security, says the head of the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA), citing an audit performed by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). “Kenya achieved a score of 80% in the ICAO audit, which compares well with the global average of 60%,” said Col. (Rtd) Hilary […]

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Nairobi’s Governor to open first African airports forum

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Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero is expected to open the first ever African Airports Evolution Forum next Monday (28 October 2013). The three-day Forum, hosted by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA), will be held at Nairobi’s Laico Regency Hotel. The African Airports Evolution Forum was designed to provide room for discussion on airspace and market […]

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Kenya Civil Aviation Authority to host African Airports Forum in Nairobi

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Africa is brimming with airport expansion and development as air traffic on the continent is projected to grow at 5.4% per annum over the next 20 years. Some of the most dynamic airport developments are taking place in East Africa. Kenya is currently implementing a $208 million expansion project at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport […]

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