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Kenyan airlines have resumed domestic flights following the lifting of COVID-19 travel restrictions to/from the capital Nairobi.
From May 2, 2021, Kenya Airways (KQ, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta ) resumed 2x daily flights to Mombasa and daily flights to Kisumu , and would continue to review increasing its frequencies pending demand, it announced in a statement.
For its part, Jambojet (JM, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta ) resumed services to all of its six destinations on May 2, including 4x weekly between Nairobi and Mombasa, twice a week between Nairobi and Kisumu, and once weekly between Nairobi and Kisumu. It also resumed twice-weekly flights between Mombasa and Eldoret and Kisumu; and weekly services between Nairobi and Malindi and Ukunda , the carrier announced on its social media feed.
In an effort to clamp down on the spread of COVID-19, the government, on March 26, had suspended all travel by road, rail, or air in and out of Nairobi, Kajiado, Machakos, Kiambu, and Nakuru counties. This had resulted in the country’s airlines suspending their domestic…
Kenya Airways (KQ, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta ) and UK-based advanced air mobility (AAM) company Skyports have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch permanent unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operations in the African country by 3Q or 4Q21.
The agreement is in line with Kenya Airways’ aspirations to lead the application of drone technology in the region through its wholly-owned subsidiary Fahari Aviation, which would offer UAV training, operations, and traffic management services.
“This partnership with Skyports will support our diversification plans in drone technology application. This will give us access to available equipment and established operations that will lay the foundation for the Kenyan and regional drone market through our drone and emerging aviation technology subsidiary, Fahari Aviation,” explained Kenya Airways Chief Executive Officer Allan Kilavuka.
Joint efforts with Skyports had already begun across drone delivery and inspection use cases, the companies said in a statement on April 27.
In the coming three months, the aim of the partnership is to explore the commercial viability and impact of a variety of medical, logistical,…
Kenya Airways (KQ, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta ) and Congo Airways (8Z, Kinshasa N’Djili ) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strategic cooperation that will see the two national carriers team up in areas of capacity sharing, aircraft maintenance, and training.Included in the two-year agreement is a route and code-sharing provision aimed at […]