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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 Khartoum London KRT - LHR £227 01 February
Flight Khartoum London KRT - LHR £452 27 January to 15 June
Flight London Mombasa LON - MBA £588 07 to 15 April
Flight London Cape Town LON - CPT £767 06 to 18 April
Flight London Johannesburg LON - JNB £615 15 December to 13 January
Flight London Juba LON - JUB £780 25 March to 22 April
Flight Kigali Mwanza KGL - MWZ £366 20 to 24 February
Flight Lagos London LOS - LON £336 29 January
Flight London Mombasa LON - MBA £482 01 to 28 February
Flight London Entebbe/Kampala LON - EBB £347 27 August to 04 September
Flight London Ndola LHR - NLA £1007 28 July to 04 August
Flight Leeds Entebbe/Kampala LBA - EBB £693 01 to 22 July
Flight Lusaka London LUN - LON £617 10 to 17 April
Flight London Lagos LHR - LOS £499 06 to 21 April
Flight Addis Ababa London ADD - LON £460 29 January to 05 February

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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.