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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 London Khartoum LHR - KRT £504 21 December to 22 January
Flight London Kinshasa LON - FIH £410 02 to 09 November
Flight London Malindi LHR - MYD £692 08 to 15 November
Flight Addis Ababa Khartoum ADD - KRT £250 03 November to 18 December
Flight London Lagos LON - LOS £513 10 to 25 December
Flight Douala Paris DLA - PAR £328 11 April
Flight Freetown Banjul FNA - BJL £1047 17 November
Flight London Djibouti LON - JIB £501 01 to 08 November
Flight Nairobi Mombasa NBO - MBA £89 01 to 08 November
Flight Harare London HRE - LON £793 29 October to 20 February
Flight Newcastle Nairobi NCL - NBO £432 02 to 18 December
Flight London Lilongwe LHR - LLW £453 17 to 24 November
Flight Accra London ACC - LON £650 01 November to 26 June
Flight London Kilimanjaro LON - JRO £440 04 to 12 November
Flight London Freetown LHR - FNA £1226 12 December to 02 January

Based on latest flight's searches. Last update: 26/10/2016

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.