Jambojet to resume Lamu flights on Friday, says CEO

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Jambojet has rescinded its decision to suspend flights to Lamu. This follows an announcement by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) that repair works on the runway had been completed and the airline is now allowed to use the full runway in Mand [Read story...]

Fly540 wins cargo deal appeal

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An airline has won an appeal case on a Sh28 million cargo handling deal with another airline company. Five Forty Aviation, which operates Fly540, won the case it lodged before the Court of Appeal thus denying Tradewinds Aviation Services Limited $275 [Read story...]

Low-cost airline gets entry into Kenyan airspace

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Budget airline Fastjet will start flying from Kenya to Tanzania early next month in what is set to push down the cost of air transport in the East African region. The airline, which has started booking passengers for its inaugural flight on January 1 [Read story...]

Top Car Brands in Africa

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According to a report by Be Forward, Africa is the most sought after market by car manufacturers. Rapid urbanization in parts of the continent attributes to the demand of vehicles, with more people opting to own a vehicle over using public transporta [Read story...]

Precision Air resumes flights to Musoma

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Precision Air, has resumed flights to Musoma, in a move aimed at connecting by air, the country’s northern municipality and the rest of the world. Precision Air The airline’s Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications, Azda Nkullo sai [Read story...]

HIV/AIDS threatens manpower sustainability at Dar port

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The Dar es Salaam port is under serious threat of losing its skilled and professional manpower due health vulnerabilities of mobile populations and affected communities. Dar es Salaam Port According to the UNAIDS an estimated 1.4 million Tanzanians [Read story...]

Boeing halts KQ planes over cash hitch

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US aircraft maker, Boeing, has put on hold manufacture of two planes ordered by Kenya Airways after a financing deal fell apart. The development further compounds the cash crisis at the national carrier coming at a time when it is negotiating with t [Read story...]

KQ announces major flight adjustments from April 1

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Kenya: Kenya Airways has announced several flight scheduling changes that will take effect from April 1, 2015. This change is expected to boost connectivity for passengers by 20 per cent. There will be an increase in flight frequencies to some citie [Read story...]

KQ receives explosives detection kit from the UK

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Kenya Airways has received an Explosive Trace Detection (ETD) machine from the United Kingdom as part of ongoing co-operation between Kenya and the UK in combating terrorism. The ETD machine, worth over Sh3.65 million, will assist in further broaden [Read story...]

Fastjet go for more routes despite loss report

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FastJet, the budget airline, which reportedly suffered over 80 million US dollars loss last year, will go on with its expansion programme that includes increasing the number of flights on Dar es Salaam to Mwanza, and Dar es Salaam to Lusaka routes. [Read story...]

Kenya’s direct flights to US pegged on audit

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Ministry has complied with security screening, passenger handling at JKIA Transport and Infrastructure CS Michael Kamau (left) tests the use of a desktop explosive trace detector machines on US Embassy Charg’e d’ Affaires Isiah Parnel du [Read story...]

Brazil Transport system: Lessons for Kenya

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RIO DE JANEIRO:  As the curtains draw on the FIFA 2014 World Cup tonight at the Maracana Stadium, few will begrudge the Brazilians popping up the champagne cork to celebrate their achievements, albeit, off the pitch. Sao Paolo city with a populatio [Read story...]

Kenya Airways receives third B777-300ER

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Kenya: Kenya Airways has stepped up its fleet renewal programme with delivery of its third Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The world’s largest twin engine jet with up to 400 passenger sitting capacity, landed at the airline’s Jomo Kenyatta Internati [Read story...]