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Kenya Airways Flights

Kenya Airways Information

As well as flights to Kenya, this airline serves destinations around the world. Kenya Airways operates more flights to African airports than any other airline company, and in 2015 over 4 million people travelled with this airline.

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Baggage allowances may be subject to change. In general, all passengers may take 2 pieces of checked baggage, each weighing a maximum of 23kg. Sky Team Elite Plus & Elite members are usually eligible to carry an extra item of baggage, and Premier World class passengers are entitled to a weight allowance of up to 32kg per checked bag. For domestic Kenya Airways flights, only 1 checked piece of luggage is allowed. With the exception of Guide or Assistance dogs, animals are not permitted on Kenya Airlines flights.

Passengers are expected to check-in at least one and a half hours prior to domestic flight departures, and at least two and a half hours before international Kenya Airways flights. This may be carried out at the airport counter or online. Online check-in is usually available from about 30 hours before departure. This is a fast and convenient method that allows passengers to:

  • Select a preferred seat.
  • Print out a boarding pass.
  • Simply take check-in luggage to the drop off point.
  • Proceed to boarding gate.

While onboard, Premier World passengers can enjoy a comfortable flat-bed seat, view films or listen to music on the in-flight entertainment system, and be served with favourite drinks and tasty nouvelle cuisine. Young travellers will discover fascinating articles in the Kenya Airways Msafiri magazine, and receive an invite to the Cool Kids party. In addition, duty free shopping is available onboard the plane. Passengers also have the opportunity to pre-order items online, at least 3 days before departure. Products will be delivered directly to passengers seated in the plane.

Kenya Airways Fleet: 34 aircraft + 1 On Order

Kenya Airways Fleet Details:

Aircraft Type Aircraft Aircraft Number
Boeing 737 Boeing 737-300 6
Boeing 737-700 4
Boeing 737-800 5
Boeing 767 Boeing 767-300 6
Boeing 777 Boeing 777-200 4
Embraer ERJ-170 Embraer ERJ-170 5
Embraer ERJ-190 Embraer ERJ-190 4

Kenya Airways in-flight services and entertainment:

Kenya Airways baggage (allowance, excess fees):

Hub: Kenya Airways operates mainly from Nairobi airport (NBO).

Nairobi - Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO / HKJK)

Full Name: Kenya Airways Ltd.

Founded on: 22-01-1977

Operations Started: 04-02-1977

Fleet Age (years): 9.2

Kenya Airways - Alliances and frequent flyer program: Kenya Airways joined SkyTeam alliance.

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Flight Bangkok Lusaka BKK - LUN £886 27 December to 07 January
Flight Lilongwe London LLW - LHR £743 10 December to 25 May
Flight Lilongwe London LLW - LHR £922 09 December to 25 May
Flight Lilongwe London LLW - LHR £743 08 December to 25 May
Flight Maputo London MPM - LON £471 15 to 19 January
Flight Zanzibar London ZNZ - LON £681 21 to 27 December
Flight Blantyre London BLZ - LHR £932 09 December to 25 May
Flight Dar Es Salaam Kigali DAR - KGL £195 13 to 15 January
Flight Maputo London MPM - LON £477 15 to 21 January
Flight Kinshasa London FIH - LON £238 11 December
Flight Kinshasa London FIH - LON £238 12 December
Flight Kinshasa London FIH - LON £238 13 December
Flight Kinshasa London FIH - LON £258 14 December
Flight Lagos London LOS - LON £658 22 December to 12 January
Flight London Zanzibar LON - ZNZ £1146 08 to 08 January

Based on latest flight's searches. Last update: 07/12/2016

Kenya Airways (KQ/KQA)

Kenya Airways was founded in 1977, and has its headquarters currently located in Embakasi, Nairobi. Originally a government owned airline, the company was privatised in 1996. It has about 45 planes in its modern fleet, which comprises of Boeing and Embraer jet planes. This company has earned a reputation for its high safety standards, and was the first airline in sub-Saharan Africa to receive the IATA Operational Safety Audit certification.