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Fuel hitch forces Kenya Airways 737 to land in Mombasa

A Kenya Airways Boeing 737 that was diverted to Mombasa today due to a fuel system hitch. Photo by the Kenya Red Cross.

A Kenya Airways Boeing 737-700 flying from New Delhi, India, to Nairobi was today diverted to Mombasa due to problems with the aircraft’s fuel control system. Early reports indicated that the aircraft, performing Flight KQ221 from India, was diverted to Mombasa after it ran out of fuel. The aircraft could not land in Nairobi when […]


Kenya Airways 787 parked in Paris for two days takes off

Kenya Airways' first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, 5Y-KZA.

A Kenya Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner that lost an access panel during flight has left Paris, France, after spending at least two days at the airport. Sources at Paris first reported on Wednesday (24 September) that the aircraft would be spending the night there. This evening after the work #Kenya Airways #Boeing787 on A5 will […]

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Kenya Airways bids goodbye to the Boeing 767

5Y-KQQ at Nairobi’s JKIA. Photo by Andrew Thomas.

As Kenya Airways received its fifth Boeing 787 Dreamliner today, the airline confirmed to us that the Boeing 767 has been entirely phased out of the fleet. Kenya Airways began acquiring Boeing 767 aircraft in 2001 as it phased out an older fleet of Airbus A310. Since then, the Boeing 767 has been part of […]


Ebola: Is Kenya Airways doing the right thing?

Kenya Airways CEO, Titus Naikuni.

Kenya Airways announced last evening that it will continue regular flights to four west African countries currently in the grip of an Ebola epidemic. Is the airline making the right decision? Kenya Airways is facing public pressure to suspend flights to Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria. Cases of Ebola have been reported in those […]


Here’s the man that will lead Kenya’s largest airline

Mbuvi Ngunze

Kenya Airways today announced the appointment of Mbuvi Ngunze as its next CEO. Ngunze takes over from current CEO Titus Naikuni on 1st December 2014. Here's a 2012 video of the next Kenya Airways CEO, Mbuvi Ngunze:— Kenyan Aviation (@KenyanAviation) June 24, 2014 Ngunze is not a long time insider at Kenya Airways – […]

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Kenya Airways second B787 Dreamliner arrives in Nairobi today

Employees of Kenya Airways and the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority inside 5Y-KZB, the second Boeing 787 Dreamliner for Kenya Airways. This was at Charleston, USA, where the aircraft was manufactured.

The second Boeing 787 Dreamliner for Kenya Airways is on its way to Nairobi. The aircraft, 5Y-KZB, is expected to touch down at JKIA this afternoon. The aircraft’s 15 hour flight to Nairobi began after a colourful delivery ceremony attended by Boeing officials and Kenya Airways staff. 5Y-KZB is the first Kenya Airways B787 made […]

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Kenya Airways introduces live inflight TV on new aircraft

Inflight entertainment displays inside a Kenya Airways wide body.

Kenya Airways is revamping its inflight entertainment experience with the introduction of a television service called KQ TV. KQ TV will allow passengers to watch live news and sports channels during flight. The launch of this new service takes cue from the decision by the airline to re-brand and revamp its cabin product in newly […]

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Kenya Airways begins direct Nairobi – Abuja flights


Kenya Airways today launched direct flights between Nairobi and Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja. The airline will be flying four times a week between JKIA and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. C.S Eng. Michael Kamau addresses passengers before @KenyaAirways maiden direct flight to Abuja(pic via @KenyaAirways)— MinistryofTransport (@TransportKE) June 6, 2014 Abuja becomes […]

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