Press Release - Publication of the Results of the Diaspora Remittances Survey

Press Release – Publication of the Results of the Diaspora Remittances Survey

PRESS RELEASE PUBLICATION OF THE RESULTS OF THE DIASPORA REMITTANCES SURVEY The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) announces the publication of the results of the first- ever Diaspora Remittances Survey . The Survey was conducted from March to May 2021, aimed at collecting valuable information on remittance inflows to Kenya, with the objective of boosting […]

Argentina’s Flybondi To Take Two More Boeing 737s

Argentina’s Flybondi To Take Two More Boeing 737s

The Argentinian low-cost carrier Flybondi is set to receive its fifth and sixth aircraft, allowing the carrier to recover and outgrow its pre-pandemic capacity levels. Additionally, Flybondi has restarted its international connectivity, flying to Brazil and Uruguay from Buenos Aires. Flybondi is looking to have a fleet of ten aircraft in Argentina. Photo: Flybondi New […]

Virgin Atlantic Signs Codeshare With LATAM

Virgin Atlantic Signs Codeshare With LATAM

A Virgin Atlantic 787-9 departing London Heathrow. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson) Transatlantic flights are certainly always in season and are considered the backbone business for long-haul airlines, as passengers are always looking for a quick, direct flight or a connecting flight to their favorite destination. Thus, several airlines have consistently made the effort to […]

Balala raises alarm as e-visa issuance hitch hits a month

Balala raises alarm as e-visa issuance hitch hits a month

The Tourism ministry has raised concerns over increasing delays in e-visa processing, citing it as a major hindrance to rising tourist numbers as it seeks new markets in Russia and Latin America. Tourism Cabinet secretary Najib Balala says his ministry has received complaints from travellers visiting Kenya, claiming that the authorisation process takes a month. […]

Insurance policy cancellations rise to Sh10b as tough times bite

Insurance policy cancellations rise to Sh10b as tough times bite

Jubilee Insurance CEO Julius Kipng’etich addresses a gathering at Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi on May 8, 2019 [Denish Ochieng, Standard] Insurance payments to customers abandoning policies hit Sh10.45 billion in the nine months to September last year on coronavirus-induced economic hardships. The latest data from the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) shows the value […]