Tag: Kenya

flydubai launches flights to Mombasa in Kenya

flydubai, the Dubai-based carrier, announced today the launch of flights to Mombasa from 17 January 2024. flydubai becomes the first national carrier to operate direct flights from Dubai and the UAE to the coastal city in southeast Kenya. Flights to Moi International Airport (MBA) will operate...

Indigo Partners With Swissport in Nairobi, Kenya

For its first destination in Africa, IndiGo has picked Swissport Kenya for airport ground services at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO). The agreement with India’s largest airline covers complete ramp handling and passenger services including ticketing, check-in, passenger mobility, and...

Swissport Scoops Up Two Aviation Awards in Kenya

Swissport was named Best in Ground Handling and Best in Cargo Warehousing at the annual Aviation Business Excellence Awards in Nairobi, Kenya. In addition, the global leader in aviation ground services was voted second in the Overall Winner category. In Kenya, with some 490 employees Swissport...

Swissport Kenya Celebrates 25 Years of Operation

Swissport celebrates 25 years of successful operations in Kenya. It has established itself as the largest independent ground handling company in Kenya, clearly distinguishing it in terms of quality and reliability. The global leader in aviation ground services started at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenya...

IATA urges Kenyan Government to Reduce PCR Test Fees

IATA urges Kenyan Government to Reduce PCR Test Fees

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the Kenyan government to use all mechanisms at its disposal to encourage air travel, including reductions in COVID-19 test charges. “Kenya’s air transport recovery is stalling and requires ongoing support,” said Kamil Al Awadhi, IATA...

Qatar Airways Resume Flights To Two Additional African Destinations

Qatar Airways has announced the resumption of services to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) - Nairobi, Kenya with 14 weekly flights and to Kigali International Airport (KGL) - Kigali, Rwanda with three weekly flights. With the addition of Kigali and Nairobi, the airline now operates 33 weekl...

Kenya Aerotech Limited at risk of losing handling contract at JKIA

Kenya Aerotech Limited at risk of losing handling contract at JKIA

Ground handler Kenya Aerotech Limited risks losing space at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) this month over an alleged Sh5 million debt ($49,000), according to an online report. The Daily Nation reports that KAA has written to Aerotech, asking it to vacate JKIA by 31 January ...

Qatar Airways launches flights to Mombasa in Kenya

Qatar Airways launches flights to Mombasa in Kenya

Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Mombasa in Kenya landed today at Moi International Airport - marking the airline’s second gateway in Kenya. The four-weekly route will be operated by an Airbus A320, departed Doha's Hamad International Airport on Sunday, 9 December at 02:30h b...

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