Kenya Airways News Stories

Nairobi Airport Terminal Reopens After Fire

April 4, 2019

Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta Airport has returned to normal operations after a baggage belt fire caused the temporary evacuation of a terminal.


Kenya Airways Gets Parliament Backing For Debt Guarantee

June 15, 2017

Kenya’s parliament has approved a KES77.5 billion (USD$747 million) loan guarantee for Kenya Airways as the West African airline continues its restructuring efforts.


Kenya-US Flights Closer After Security Clearance

February 23, 2017

The launch of direct flights between Kenya and the US is one step closer after Nairobi’s main airport received approval from the FAA for Category One status.


Kenya Airways CEO Ngunze Resigns

November 24, 2016

Kenya Airways’ chief executive Mbuvi Ngunze has resigned and will leave the airline early next year.


Kenya Airways Cuts First Half Losses

October 27, 2016

Kenya Airways reduced its first half pre-tax loss to KES4.73 billion shillings (USD$46.64 million), down from KES11.856 billion, on increased passenger numbers and lower costs.



Some Kenya Airways Flights Cancelled As Strike Deadline Looms

October 17, 2016

Kenya Airways cancelled five flights on Sunday, blaming staff shortages as some crew members stayed away from work.


Court Orders Stop To Kenya Airways Pilot Strike

October 14, 2016

A court in Kenya has ordered a stop to planned industrial action next week by pilots at Kenya Airways.


Kenya Airways Pilots To Strike Next Week

October 11, 2016

Kenya Airways pilots’ union has called for a strike in protest at the airline’s turnaround strategy and senior management.


Kenya Airways Pilots Call Off Strike

April 28, 2016

Kenya Airways pilots called off a strike on Thursday after the carrier met some of their demands, the Kenya Airline Pilots Association (KALPA) said, adding they would fully resume work on Friday.


Kenya Hopes For Direct US Flights By May

January 6, 2016

Kenya hopes to start direct commercial flights to the United States by May after it met most of the requirements set by ICAO.