Articles tagged “kenya airways”

Kenya Airways Wants a Better Deal From Air France-KLM Partnership

Kenya Airways Wants a Better Deal From Air France-KLM Partnership

Bella Genga, Bloomberg

The airline's current partnership clearly isn't working. Air France-KLM seems receptive to changing the existing terms, giving Kenya Airways the opportunity to seek out deals with other carriers.

2 weeks ago

Kenya Considers a Full Takeover of Its National Airline

Kenya Considers a Full Takeover of Its National Airline

Bella Genga, Bloomberg

Kenya Airways has made progress on a financial turnaround after a prolonged political crisis in its domestic market, rising competition from rival state-owned airlines on the continent, and a costly restructuring. The airline isn't in the clear yet, but things look promising.

7 months ago

Kenya Airways’ New Direct Route Could Boost Tourism to East Africa

Kenya Airways’ New Direct Route Could Boost Tourism to East Africa

Colin Nagy, Skift

A new direct flight from JFK to Nairobi will open up East Africa to business and tourism in positive ways. Travelers no longer need to waste time connecting in London or the Middle East, and both Kenya and surrounding countries will benefit from increased activity.

11 months ago

Kenya Airways Union Threatens Strike Ahead of New York Flight Launch

Kenya Airways Union Threatens Strike Ahead of New York Flight Launch

Bella Genga, Bloomberg

Kenya Airways want to show it's a nimble market-driven company. But this strike threat shows the airline has a long way to go to get there. It probably needs more buy-in from labor.

11 months ago

Kenya Airways Will Need More Pilots to Meet Its Expansion Goals

Kenya Airways Will Need More Pilots to Meet Its Expansion Goals

Bella Genga, Bloomberg

We like Kenya Airways CEO Sebastian Mikosz. Unlike a lot of executives brought into save failing airlines, Mikosz is willing to make tough decisions. He did it at LOT, the Polish airline. But this seems like an even bigger challenge.

1 year ago

Kenya Airways Proposes to Add New Boeing Aircraft as Its Turnaround Effort Continues

Kenya Airways Proposes to Add New Boeing Aircraft as Its Turnaround Effort Continues

Bella Genga, Bloomberg

It's a little early to say Kenya Airways is back on track. But the airline has an expatriate CEO with a good record of making tough decisions and turning around lagging airlines, and things are looking brighter.

1 year ago

Kenya Rethinking Air France/KLM Partnership in Kenya Airways

Kenya Rethinking Air France/KLM Partnership in Kenya Airways

David Malingha Doya, Bloomberg

Air France/KLM can't seem to catch a break this year.

4 years ago

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