Kenya Airways News

Buhari vs Atiku: What Niger Delta should do to those planning to sell NNPC on Saturday

“Look at Kenya Airways, Ethopia Airline, Ghana Airline, South African Airways and Nigeria has no single plane now called its own.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

KAA boss, board members summoned over contentious takeover of JKIA by Kenya Airways

- Public Investments Committee summoned KAA board, MD to shed light on the JKIA takeover - This was after it was established KAA board chair is also CEO of a local bank owed money by KQ - The Committee had learnt CBA boss, Isaac Awuondo, is also KAA board's chairman - This, the Committee chair and members argued, posed conflict of interest in proposed takeover of JKIA by KQ Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) board has been summoned by the National Assembly's parliamentary committee probing the contentious plan to hand over management of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) to Kenya Airways (KQ).

Tuko , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

KQ's longest serving pilot Captain Joseph Kinuthia retires a day to his birthday

Captain Joseph Kinuthia, the longest-serving Kenya Airways pilot, has retired after 42 years of service to the airline.

The Star , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Senator Mutula Kilonzo protests JKIA takeover by KQ, accuses State of terribly failing Ken

- The senator opposed a proposal by the Cabinet to have Kenya Airways manage Jomo Kenyatta International Airport - Kilonzo said the proposal was similar to other poor decisions the government had made only to kill key economic sectors and thriving public investments - He wondered how KQ which was itself struggling to make profits would run a much more stable JKIA - His protest was in tandem with National Assembly members who opposed the proposal Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo Jr has strongly opposed a proposal by The Cabinet to have Kenya Airways (KQ) take over the running of Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) which currently manages Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).

Tuko , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

KQ pilot who made Kenya's first direct flight to New York retires after 42 years of service

- Captain Joseph Kinuthia made his last flight to New York on Tuesday, February 19 - The 66-year-old retired from the national carrier having over 24,000 hours on air - He was the senior most pilot in Kenya Airways having started his carrier in 1978 Celebrated Kenyan Captain Joseph Kinuthia has now made his last flight with the national carrier after serving Kenya Airways (KQ) for 42 years.

Tuko , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

JKIA takeover: MPs link Kenyatta family

Parliament is investigating the link between a bank associated with President Uhuru Kenyatta’s family and the takeover of JKIA management by loss-making Kenya Airways.

The Star , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Kenyattas JKIA takeover link, Ruto allies uneasy, Senators Ruaraka failure: Your Breakfast Briefing

Kenyatta family interest in JKIA takeover Parliament has begun investigations into the link between a bank associated with President Uhuru Kenyatta’s family and the takeover of JKIA management by the to loss-making Kenya Airways.

The Star , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

MPs summon KAA board on airport takeover

A parliamentary committee has summoned the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) as it begins investigating plans by Kenya Airways (KQ) to take over the running of the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 19, 2019

Conflict of interest claims rock KQ bid to run airport

Economy Conflict of interest claims rock KQ bid to run airport Parliament questioned the Kenya Airports Authority board over claims that its chairperson is the chief executive officer of one of two private banks that Kenya Airways (KQ) #ticker:KQ owes Sh5 billion.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 19, 2019

Cut taxes on air travel - Jambojet’s Kilavuka

Jambojet is a subsidiary of Kenya Airways.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 19, 2019