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Kenya Airways is the National airline of Kenya. Kenya Airways flights serve an extensive route-network in the African subcontinent. It operates flights out of its hub at the ‘Jomo Kenyatta International Airport’. It is headquartered in Embakasi, Nairobi. Kenya Airways reservations are also available to a few Non-African destinations in Asia, Middle East and Europe.
Kenya Airways was founded on 22nd January 1977 and commenced operations on 4th February 1977. Initially, it was wholly owned by the Kenyan Government until April 1995. A year later, it became the first African airline to be privatized. Today it is a public-private venture.
Kenya Airways is counted among the top airline companies in the Sub-Sahara region and is consistently ranked among the top African air-carriers by seat capacity. It is a member of the global airline alliance ‘SkyTeam’, and also of the ‘African Airlines Association’. Its frequent flyer program is called ‘Flying Blue’. The slogan of the company is ‘The Pride of Africa.’ All Kenya Airways flights are controlled by a highly trained crew of pilots and support staff in order to provide a hassle-free journey.
Connectivity and Fleet Size
Kenya Airways offers round trips and one way flight deals to a total of 60 destinations. Of these, 4 are in Kenya, 44 in other African nations and the rest in Asia, Europe and Middle East. Some of the major destinations you can book cheap Kenya Airways flight tickets to, are: Nairobi, Mombasa, Bangui, Accra, Abuja, Cape Town, Stockholm, London, Jeddah, Delhi, etc.
The airline currently boasts of a fleet size of 37 aircrafts.
Kenya Airways (KQ) has code-share agreements with a number of airlines such as Air Mauritius, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, Hong Kong Airlines, LAM Mozambique Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, TAAG Angola Airlines, Etihad Airways, and Vietnam Airlines etc.
Kenya Airways (KQ) is known to offer some brilliant services along with extending their traditional Kenyan hospitality. A Kenya Airways booking will get you the following amenities –
Kenya Airways offers its passengers web-check in facility, allowing them to avoid the trouble of waiting in long queues at the airport.
After making an online Kenyan Airways flight booking, travelers are recommended to verify the accurate details of baggage with the official representatives of the airline company as allowances may vary depending upon the duration of the flight, class of travel and route.
Kenya Airways allows its passengers to carry one bag which must adhere to the following requirements:–
Apart from one carry-on bag, passengers can carry the following items free of charge –
For passengers traveling from Europe to Nairobi, Mombasa, Dar es Salaam, Entebbe, Khartoum, Kigali, Bujumbura, Lusaka, Lilongwe, Kinshasa, and Addis:
Passengers traveling in Economy Class cabins can carry up to 2 pieces of baggage which must adhere to the following requirements:
Passengers traveling in Business Class cabins can carry up to 2 pieces of baggage which must adhere to the following requirements –
For passengers traveling on all other routes –
Passengers traveling in Economy Class cabins can carry up to 1 piece of baggage which must adhere to the following requirements –
Passengers traveling in Business Class cabins can carry up to 1 piece of baggage which must adhere to the following requirements –
The maximum dimensions of the bag must not exceed 62 linear inches (length x width x height)