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Airport lounges becoming a key tool in the fight for market...

(eTN) - When the new Jomo Kenyatta International Airport terminal facility eventually open its doors to passengers next year, Kenya Airways will be opening two state-of-the-art lounges in Terminal Fou

Kenya President Kibaki’s cabinet approves airport financing

(eTN) - The aviation sector in Kenya, and in fact in the wider region, will be jubilant as news emerged from Nairobi that the last cabinet meeting chaired by President Kibaki has approved the financin

Kenya Airport Authority concedes terminal 4 may not be ready until...

(eTN) - Aviation sources in Nairobi are getting increasingly worried over the apparent delays in procurement for Terminal 4 furnishings and equipment, prolonging the worsening congestion of the Jomo K

Kenya Airways’ latest E190 takes to the skies in Brazil

The delivery of Kenya Airways’ 36th “bird” is now imminent as the aircraft was put through a vigorous in-flight testing regime over the past two days, ahead of the formal handover later this wee

Kenya tourism misses 100 billion target by a whisker

With final figures now available from the Ministry of Tourism in Nairobi for the year 2011, it has become evident that the 98 billion Kenya shillings (US$1.2 billion) tourism revenues missed their ini

Brutal demolitions mark start of land occupation by Kenya Airport Authority

(eTN) - Kenyans will be waking up on Monday morning, shocked to read about another act of government brutality and open defiance of ongoing court proceedings, as hundreds of expensive homes were raide

Tire burst exposes Nairobi’s airport vulnerability

(eTN) - A burst tire on a Jetlink plane coming from Eldoret in Western Kenya once again exposed the vulnerability of Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), as the jet "got stuck" on t

Loki Airport gathering dust as traffic shifts to Jomo Kenyatta International

(eTN) - Once the main gateway into occupied and wartorn South Sudan, a key supply base for the United Nations aid organizations and a multitude of NGOs, Lokichoggio has, since the signing of the Compr

Kenya Airport Authority summoned to parliament

(eTN) - Although the Kenya Airport Authority (KAA) issued belatedly apologies to the general public and the entire aviation fraternity at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) for the power o

Kenya’s main airport suffers power outage again

(eTN) - A second major power failure hit Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport last night, again forcing airlines to divert flights to other airports in Kenya and the region, while awaiting

Another power outage hits Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

(eTN) - Earlier this morning, East Africa’s most important aviation gateway, the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), was again hit by a power outage, delaying incoming and outgoing flights.

Kenya Airport Authority finally publishes tenders for new JKIA terminal

(eTN) - The long-awaited tender documents for a brand new terminal building at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) have been published, opening the door for international bidding to

More bad news for Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

(eTN) - Only days after a failure of electricity supply and of all backup systems brought East Africa’s busiest international airport to a complete and utter halt for several hours, leading to fligh

Kenya airport hit by another blackout

(eTN) - News is gradually filtering in of yet another power outage at Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi - the region's premier airport - which was hit on Saturday evening

Exemplary response by Kenya Airways

(eTN) - This afternoon saw emergency services swing into action at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, when a Kenya Airways flight from Harare came in for a landing following a tire burst

Bad landing causes brief runway closure at Nairobi airport

A cargo plane belonging to Astral reportedly had a landing mishap last night at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), blocking the runway when eventually coming to a halt.

Kenya Airways launches apron buses

NAIROBI, Kenya (eTN) - Kenya Airways (KQ) has officially launched three new apron buses that will be used to shuttle passengers between the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (Nairobi) lounges and th

Wolfgang’s East Africa report