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Interesting aviation data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics

Total visitor arrivals through Nairobi’s JKIA and Mombasa’s Moi International Airport. The purple line with blue dots represents 2013 data. The green line with red dots shows trends for 2014.

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) is the principal government agency that collects, analyses and disseminates statistical data in Kenya. Hidden among the vast array of numbers is some interesting aviation data. Worth noting in recent statistics is a decline in the number of passengers arriving through Nairobi and Mombasa airports. The decline in […]

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Lesser known airlines that fly into Kenya

The tail of an Atlas Cargo Boeing 747 showing the airline's symbol.

Kenya has long attracted major international airlines due to the country’s economic strength in the region and the status of Nairobi as a hub for multinational corporate and non-governmental organizations (such as the UN). The big foreign airlines are very familiar to most Kenyans: Emirates, British Airways, KLM, Ethiopian Airlines, all come to mind. However, […]

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Mombasa Airport opens VIP lounge for domestic passengers

The VIP lounge for domestic passengers at the Moi International Airport, Mombasa.

A new VIP lounge for domestic passengers has been opened at the Moi International Airport, Mombasa. Passengers departing from Moi Airport can now access the lounge and enjoy VIP treatment at a cost of Ksh1,200, about US$15 at current exchange rates. The lounge was renovated and expanded to accommodate the growing number of business travelers. […]

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