Tourism: Kenya to tap into the 62million pool of African Travellers with Meetings event

Kenya to tap into the 62million pool of African Travellers with Meetings event Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has announced that it is banking on Nairobi’s status as a regional business hub to grow the country’s tourist numbers through conferences and events. Last year, conference tourism generated 14 per cent of total tourist arrivals to the country, and with the number […]

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Aviation: After many years of Snub Oneworld seeks partners in Africa, even Low Cost Carriers

After many years of Snub Oneworld seeks partners in Africa, even Low Cost Carriers Oneworld has held “formative” talks with unspecified carriers in Africa as the thirty-eight-member alliance seeks to plug holes in its global coverage. Oneworld’s more prominent members include: Air Berlin, American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, JAL – Japan Airlines, Qatar Airways, LATAM Airlines Group, […]

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Africa: Rethinking Uganda Airlines

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Rethinking Uganda Airlines Analysts say the government needs Shs800bn subsidy annually to keep national carrier in the air. The good news is that if President Yoweri Museveni’s New Year 2017 pledge is implemented, Uganda could end this year with a revived national air carrier. The bad is that the revived Uganda Airlines could end up like a dove flying among […]

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Africa: Kenya, Mauritius set sights on becoming Africa’s financial, trade hubs

Kenya, Mauritius set sights on becoming Africa’s financial, trade hubs Kenya and Mauritius have reached an agreement to become Africa’s financial and trade hubs. President Uhuru Kenyatta said the two countries should complement, not compete, with each other as their approaches to economic development are similar. He said they will sign agreements that will ensure Kenya and Mauritius become Africa’s […]

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Aviation: KQ to retrench 38 as second phase of layoffs commences

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KQ to retrench 38 as second phase of layoffs commences Listed carrier Kenya Airways has announced that it will beginning today retrench 38 employees in the second phase of a redundancy plan initiated last July as part of its back-to-profitability strategy. The national airline in July last year retrenched 80 employees in a downsizing move which management said would reduce […]

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Aviation: Kenya and India agreement gives 5th freedom rights to Kenya Airways and Air India

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Kenya and India agreement gives 5th freedom rights to Kenya Airways and Air India National carrier Kenya Airways has received a big boost from the signing of an agreement that gives it the right to introduce seven more weekly flights to India, one of Kenya’s strongest trade partners. A communiqué from India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation indicates that the two […]

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Aviation: How they looted Kenya Airways the Pride of Africa

How they looted Kenya Airways the Pride of Africa This is a BIG one! WHISTLE BLOWING EXPOSE X- KQ: 100 BILLION SHS BIGGEST HEIST IN AFRICA: 5 YEAR HEIST BY KENYA AIRWAYS AND POSSIBLE FUNDING OF TERROR IN THE NORTHERN HORN. Mr. President Your Excellency Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, this information should be in your knowledge and if not, it is […]

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Africa: How Can African MROs Break Out Of The Malaise and Survive Competition?

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The liberalization of African skies is often presented as a panacea to the continent’s many aviation problems (as observed last week at the African Airlines Association’s general assembly in Zimbabwe). But a look at the financial forecast provides sober reading. According to IATA, African airlines made a loss of $700 million in 2015, a record which is expected to be […]

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Africa: Another Crash-landing at Nairobi Airport leaves Passengers stranded for hours

By Friday Nwosu Several passengers were left stranded at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), after an airplane from Somalia crash landed on the runway on Sunday evening. This is the third time in the year the Nairobi will be experiencing incidences of crash landing at the airport forcing authorities to temporarily shut the terminal in order to restore normal operation. […]

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Aviation: Jet Airways and Kenya Airways link African and Indian cities with codeshare agreement

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Jet Airways, India’s premier international carrier and Kenya Airways, the national carrier of Kenya, on November 15 announced an expansion of their existing cooperation by including codeshares on Jet Airways’ domestic flights between Mumbai (BOM), New Delhi (DEL), Ahmedabad (AMD) and Hyderabad (HYD), in order to enhance connectivity choices for guests while travelling from Kenya into India. Through this agreement, […]

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