Kenya Airways

  • kenya airways
    kenya airways logo.svg
    iata icao callsign
    kq[1] kqa[1] kenya
    founded22 january 1977; 43 years ago (1977-01-22)
    commenced operations4 february 1977 (1977-02-04)
    hubsjomo kenyatta international airport
    frequent-flyer programflying blue
    allianceskyteam
    subsidiaries
    • african cargo handling limited (100%)
    • jambojet (100%)
    • kenya airfreight handling limited (51%)
    fleet size40
    destinations53
    headquartersembakasi, nairobi, kenya
    key people
    • michael joseph (chairman)
    • allan kilavuka (managing director and ceo)[2]
    revenueincrease ksh116,158 million (fy 2016)
    operating incomeincrease –ksh4,093 million (fy 2016)
    net incomeincrease –ksh3,479 million (fy 2016)
    profitincrease −ksh26,099 million (fy 2016)
    total assetsdecreasetotal assetsdecreasekenya-airways.com

    kenya airways ltd., more commonly known as kenya airways, is the flag carrier airline of kenya.[3] the company was founded in 1977, after the dissolution of east african airways. their head office is located in embakasi, nairobi,[4] with its hub at jomo kenyatta international airport.[5]

    the airline was owned by the government of kenya until april 1995 (1995-04), and it was privatised in 1996, becoming the first african flag carrier to successfully do so.[6] kenya airways is currently a public-private partnership. the largest shareholder is the government of kenya (48.9%), 38.1% is owned by kq lenders company 2017 ltd. (in turn owned by a consortium of banks), followed by klm, which has a 7.8% stake in the company. the rest of the shares are held by private owners; shares are traded on the nairobi stock exchange, the dar es salaam stock exchange, and the uganda securities exchange.[6][7][8]

    the airline became a member of skyteam in june 2010 (2010-06), and is also a member of the african airlines association since 1977.[9][10]

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Kenya Airways
Kenya Airways Logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
KQ[1] KQA[1] KENYA
Founded22 January 1977; 43 years ago (1977-01-22)
Commenced operations4 February 1977 (1977-02-04)
HubsJomo Kenyatta International Airport
Frequent-flyer programFlying Blue
AllianceSkyTeam
Subsidiaries
  • African Cargo Handling Limited (100%)
  • Jambojet (100%)
  • Kenya Airfreight Handling Limited (51%)
Fleet size40
Destinations53
HeadquartersEmbakasi, Nairobi, Kenya
Key people
RevenueIncrease KSh116,158 million (FY 2016)
Operating incomeIncrease –KSh4,093 million (FY 2016)
Net incomeIncrease –KSh3,479 million (FY 2016)
ProfitIncrease −KSh26,099 million (FY 2016)
Total assetsDecreaseTotal assetsDecreasekenya-airways.com

Kenya Airways Ltd., more commonly known as Kenya Airways, is the flag carrier airline of Kenya.[3] The company was founded in 1977, after the dissolution of East African Airways. Their head office is located in Embakasi, Nairobi,[4] with its hub at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.[5]

The airline was owned by the Government of Kenya until April 1995 (1995-04), and it was privatised in 1996, becoming the first African flag carrier to successfully do so.[6] Kenya Airways is currently a public-private partnership. The largest shareholder is the Government of Kenya (48.9%), 38.1% is owned by KQ Lenders Company 2017 Ltd. (in turn owned by a consortium of banks), followed by KLM, which has a 7.8% stake in the company. The rest of the shares are held by private owners; shares are traded on the Nairobi Stock Exchange, the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange, and the Uganda Securities Exchange.[6][7][8]

The airline became a member of SkyTeam in June 2010 (2010-06), and is also a member of the African Airlines Association since 1977.[9][10]