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Strike at Nairobi International airport to protest Kenya Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2019 14:50

A Kenya workers union doesn't want Kenya Airways' taking over Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). Kenya Aviation Workers Union (KAWU) will go on strike in the next seven days, saying ... Read More

Kenya Airways to make daily flights to Seychelles as of February

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2019 07:51

Seychelles will be more accessible to the outside world starting February 6, 2019, as Kenya Airways introduces additional flights to its services, operating on a daily basis between the exotic ... Read More

Aviation hub in Nairobi or Addis Ababa? Kenya Airways is taken the initiative

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 11:19

Competing with Addis Ababa, Nairobi wants to become a regional aviation hub in East Africa. This became clear when SkyTeam Member Kenya Airways is now competing with Star Alliance Member ... Read More

Spending Christmas in Kilimanjaro, down of the Roof of Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 25, 2018 21:07

Spending Christmas and New Year holidays on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro is such a thrilling moment now pulling thousands of travelers from Africa and other parts of the world ... Read More

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

editor editor- April 26, 2013 06:02

(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 Read More

Kenya President Kibaki’s cabinet approves airport financing

editor editor- December 12, 2012 01:16

(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 ... Read More

Kenya Airport Authority concedes terminal 4 may not be ready until 2014

editor editor- November 16, 2012 06:02

(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 Read More

Kenya Airways’ latest E190 takes to the skies in Brazil

editor editor- August 28, 2012 05:43

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 ... Read More

Kenya tourism misses 100 billion target by a whisker

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- February 23, 2012 05:05

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 ... Read More

Brutal demolitions mark start of land occupation by Kenya Airport Authority

editor editor- November 14, 2011 07:55

(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 ... Read More

Tire burst exposes Nairobi’s airport vulnerability

editor editor- August 16, 2011 09:04

(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 ... Read More

Loki Airport gathering dust as traffic shifts to Jomo Kenyatta International

editor editor- August 4, 2011 03:32

(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 ... Read More

Kenya Airport Authority summoned to parliament

editor editor- July 21, 2011 01:55

(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 ... Read More

Kenya’s main airport suffers power outage again

editor editor- July 19, 2011 05:57

(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 ... Read More

Another power outage hits Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

editor editor- July 18, 2011 02:56

(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. Read More

Kenya Airport Authority finally publishes tenders for new JKIA terminal

editor editor- June 27, 2011 03:27

(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 Read More

More bad news for Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

editor editor- June 15, 2011 07:47

(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, ... Read More

Kenya airport hit by another blackout

editor editor- June 14, 2011 02:22

(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 ... Read More

Exemplary response by Kenya Airways

editor editor- January 22, 2011 01:48

(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 ... Read More

Bad landing causes brief runway closure at Nairobi airport

editor editor- July 25, 2009 10:44

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. Read More

Kenya Airways launches apron buses

editor editor- December 18, 2008 08:05

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 ... Read More

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