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KQ Inks Codeshare Deal With Air Europa

Kenya’s national carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) has signed a codeshare agreement with Air Europa, the third-largest Spanish carrier, to extend its reach in Europe...

KQ, Emirates Unlock More Destinations in New Partnership

The partnership will enable Kenya Airways passengers travelling from Nairobi and Mombasa  to access the Emirates’ network and connect through Dubai to 23 destinations.

Uhuru Man John Ngumi Quits Kenya Airways Board

Ngumi, considered an ally of former President Uhuru Kenyatta, has been in the eye of the storm in recent weeks over his role in the controversial Ksh6.2 billion government acquisition of Helios' stake in Telkom Kenya in 2022.

Company That Makes Sh1.3B Loss Monthly And Still Flies High

National carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) in January issued a profit warning, saying it expects to report an even bigger loss for the year to December 2022, compared to what it made in 2021.

KQ Passengers Fume as Flights Cancelled

According to the loss-making airline, KQ has found it difficult to bring back into operation planes in scheduled maintenance, due to global challenges sourcing various plane components.

Foreign Investors To Take Over Kenya Airways In Share Sale Plan

The government has floated plans to cede a controlling stake in Kenya Airways (KQ) to foreign investors in a bid to return the national...

Kenya Airways Recruits New Pilots as Strike Enters Day 3

It remains to be seen how quickly Kenya Airways could potentially recruit and onboard new pilots, particularly in the face of a global pilot shortage and its own financial struggles. With the post-Covid bounce back in the aviation sector, demand for pilots is projected to outstrip supply in most regions globally between 2022 and 2024 — and continue to worsen over the next ten years.

KQ to Lose Ksh2.1B Per Week as Pilots Strike

The national carrier made the disclosure in a statement issued hours after KALPA confirmed its decision to proceed with the strike from Saturday, November 5, citing their right to withdraw labour as enshrined in Article 41, Chapter 4, of the Constitution.

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