Kenya Airways is one of the largest airlines in Africa, and flies all across the world to top destinations. The airline has grown tremendously since conception and continues to thrive across the African skies. Kenya Airway flies to and from Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG). Book your cheap flights to Nairobi, Zanzibar, Mumbai and many other exciting places!
Popular cheap flight routes with Kenya Airways are from Lagos to Johannesburg, Lagos to London, Lagos to Kaduna, Lagos to Manchester and Lagos to Dublin. Kenya Airways (www.kenya-airways.com) is the flag carrier airline of Kenya. Book your own Kenya Airways flights online now, or find out more about this leading African airline below:
Kenya Airways History
Founded in 1977 and headquartered at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Kenya Airways was the first African airline to become successfully privatised in 1996. The airline currently operates as a public private partnership, with the Kenyan Government holding 29.8% of the shares, and KLM holding 26.7% ownership. The remaining share allocation is owned privately, with company shares being traded on the Uganda Securities Exchange and the Nairobi Stock Exchange.
The airline operates a s fleet of 45 aircraft flying to 62 international destinations, including regular direct flights between Lagos in Nigeria and Nairobi in Kenya. It is the fourth largest African airline in terms of seat capacity, after South African Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and Egypt Air.
Kenya Airways counts African Cargo Handling Ltd., JamboJet as well as Kenya Airfreight Handling Ltd. Among its subsidiaries. By 2013, the airline was reporting revenues of KSh 98.8 million, with a net profit of over KSh 7.8 million. The company’s total asset base was valued at KSh 12.670 million during the same financial year. The airline employs around 3,900 full time staff members across its various regional operations.
The airline is a full member of the SkyTeam alliance, and its frequent flyer programme is called Flying Blue.
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Kenya Airways Cabin Classes
There are different flight classes for travellers such as the Premier Business and Economy Class services. These services come with different offers and incentives.
Kenya Airways On Board Entertainment
Passengers have access to more than 1000 hours of audio-visuals, lots of movies in different languages, over 40 hours of TV series and documentaries, a range of radio stations and music albums for your delight.
There are a number of different video games that can be played and the cabin crew is always on stand-by to assist you if you struggle to find something on the entertainment menu.
Kenya Airways Flight From Lagos to Dubai
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Kenya Airways Destinations
As of July 2016, the airline flies from Nairobi to Lagos and Abuja in Nigeria, to London, Addis Ababa, Frankfurt, Athens, Cairo, Copenhagen, Karachi, Kampala, Luska, Rom, Salisbury and the Seychelles, among other key destinations. The airline also flies to Dubai, Mosco, Abijan, Mauritius, Johannesburg, Bangkok, Guangzhou, Beijing, Sydney, Seoul, Cape Town, Durban and East London via its codeshare partnerships.
Kenya Airways offers direct flights between Nairobi and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. This marks their 52nd destination and its second city in Zimbabwe after Harare where it operates 21 flights weekly.
Together with their SkyTeam Alliance, Kenya Airways serves 56 cities in Asia, Africa and Europe. The alliance provides passengers with access to SkyTeam’s worldwide network and passenger facilities.
Some top destinations include:
- The Seychelles
- Hong Kong
As of 2015, the airline had codesharing agreements in place with Air France, Air Namibia, Etihad Airways, Jet Airways, KLM, TAAG Angola, Qantas and Air Mauritius, among other airlines.
Kenya Airways Fleet
As of July 2016, the airlines fleet includes 8 Boeing 737-800s, 7 Boeing 787-8s as well as 15 Embraer 190s, among other aircraft models.
Total fleet: 45
- Boeing 737-300
- Boeing 737-700
- Boeing 737-800
- Boeing 777-200ER
- Boeing 777-300ER
- Boeing 787–8
- Embraer ERJ-190
- Boeing 737-300F
Kenya Airways Baggage allowance
The checked luggage allowance for Kenya Airways flights various according to destination. For travellers fkying from Europe to Nairobi, Mombasa, Dar es Salaam, Entebbe, Khartoum, Kigali, Bujumbura, Lusaka, Lilongwe, Kinshasa, and Addis Ababa, the allocation is as follows:
- Economy: 2 pieces each weighing no more than 23kg
- Business: 2 pieces, each weighing no more than 32kg.
Economy Class: 30kg
Business Class: 40kg
Economy Class passengers: 2 pieces, 23kg each
Business Class passengers: 3 pieces, 23kg each
Check the airline prohibited items list which includes items such as flammable liquids, ammunition, fireworks, explosives and flares. Also on this list are: lighters, corrosive materials, radioactive materials, sporting equipment such as billiard cues, golf clubs, baseball/cricket bats, hockey sticks, baby strollers and more. Please review this list on the airline’s terms and conditions after making your booking.
Travelling with pets
Only cats and dogs are allowed, and will be transported as cargo. Travelling pets should come with the necessary documents and all arrangements need to be made prior to travelling.
Kenya Airways Check In
For all international flights, passengers are required to check in at least two and a half hours before departure of flight, irrespective of cabin class. Counters close one hour prior to departure.
Passengers on domestic flights are required to produce an acceptable form of identification at check-in. They are required to check in at least 90 minutes ahead of time, irrespective of cabin class. Counters close 30 minutes before departure.
Flying Blue Elite members (Gold and Platinum) travelling from Nairobi to any destination can enjoy priority check-in and boarding and lounge access with a guest too.
Kenya Airways Online Check-in
You can now make use of the Kenya Airways online check-in portal with an e-ticket from 30 hours until 2 hours before departure! At the airport, drop off your luggage at the dedicated online check-in drop-off point and proceed to the boarding gate.
Kenya Airways Flight Tracker
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Kenya Airways Frequent Flyer Miles
Kenya Airways is a SkyTeam member airline. When you join the frequent flyer programme of any member carrier, you can earn and redeem your reward miles on all member airlines. Passengers can join Kenya Airways frequent flyer programme, called Flying Blue. Flying Blue lets you earn frequent flyer miles good for the purchase of award tickets, upgrade from Economy to Business class on select flights and buy ticket upgrades for your friends and family. Gold and Platinum Flying Blue Elite members enjoy additional perks such as priority check-in, priority boarding and access to Kenya Airways’ VIP lounge.
Kenya Airways Routes
Download the Kenya Airways KQ Mobile App and use your smartphone to book your cheap Kenya plane ticket, select your seat and check-in online. Fly Kenya Airways and fly onboard one of the fleets of 47 aircraft including Embraer 170, Embraer 190, Boeing 787, Boeing 777 and Boeing 737. For the maximum in travelling comfort, book your plane ticket for the Premier World first class service. Premier World offers luxurious flat-bed sleep seats, fine wines, gourmet cuisine and a multi-channel audio and video entertainment system.
Popular routes Kenya Airways fly to are:
- Lagos to Mumbai
- Lagos to London
- Lagos to Jeddah
- Lagos to Bangkok
- Lagos to Paris
- Lagos to New York
- Lagos to Kilimanjaro
- Lagos to Lusaka
- Lagos to Mahe
- Lagos to Kigali
- Lagos to Zanzibar
Kenya Airways Awards
Kenya Airways has won many industry awards during the last few years. Awards for 2014 include the World Travel Awards for Africa’s Leading Airline-Business Class, Skytrax World Airline Awards as one of the Top Ten Most Improved Airlines, the International Safety Award and the Best Cargo Airline in Africa. Recently awarded Africa’s Leading Airline 2017 and Africa’s Leading Airline – Business Class 2017 of the 24th World Travel Awards.
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Kenya Airways Nigeria Contact Offices
Kenya Airways Office in Abuja
Kenya Airways Ltd
First Floor, Transcorp Hilton Hotel
Email: [email protected]
Kenya Airways Office in Lagos
Kenya Airways Ltd
First Floor, UBA House
22B, Idowu Taylor Street
Victoria Island Lagos
Tel: +234 1 271 9433/434/435
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