Articles Tagged ‘Kenya Airways’

Kenya Airways to resume Guangzhou; we examine this market and connections over Nairobi

Kenya Airways to resume Guangzhou; we examine this market and connections over Nairobi

To be restarted daily from October, connecting traffic over Nairobi far outweighs local demand. We see where’s top for connections, with Guangzhou flat despite Kenya Airways’ Asia capacity falling by 25%.

Kenya Airways capacity almost unchanged since 2014 as fights for survival

Kenya Airways capacity almost unchanged since 2014 as fights for survival

Kenya Airways launched Geneva & Rome last year while its dominance to/from/in Africa falls. Curiously, 47% of the carrier’s total seats are now by the E190.

Jambojet connects Kigali with Nairobi

Jambojet connects Kigali with Nairobi

Jambojet launches daily flights between Nairobi and Kigali on 25 November; codeshare with parent company Kenya Airways likely.


Africa has 1,140 international flights within the continent daily; Ethiopian is #1

Africa has 1,140 international flights within the continent daily; Ethiopian is #1

International flights within Africa are up 19% since 2015, with Ethiopian Airlines and RwandAir responsible for 60% of this growth. Mauritius – Reunion is now the leading route.

Geneva Airport's time to shine with a rainbow-themed Arch of Triumph

Geneva Airport’s time to shine with a rainbow-themed Arch of Triumph

We have five fantastic entries for this week’s FTWA, from three continents: Europe, North America, and South America. The creative juices have clearly been flowing among airport photographers and marketers this week, in a bid to stand out and claim the Arch of Triumph. 

New airline routes launched (11 June – 17 June 2019)

New airline routes launched (11 June – 17 June 2019)

A total of 12 new routes were launched by 10 airlines, including TAP Air Portugal adding San Francisco and Washington Dulles to its network.


Kenya Airways makes its way to Geneva

Kenya Airways makes its way to Geneva

Kenya Airways has increased its route offering by launching flights to Geneva from its base in Nairobi.

Stobart Group celebrates 10 years of owning London Southend

Stobart Group celebrates 10 years of owning London Southend

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, the Stobart Group celebrates 10 years of ownership at London Southend Airport, while Laudamotion announces a new service to Sweden. More news also from Manchester Airport, plus Moscow Sheremetyevo, Kenya Airways and regional operator Blue Islands.

Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – W18/19 Part I

Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – W18/19 Part I

Along with cake, anna.aero is allowing the readers of anna.aero to vote for their favourite Arch of Triumph during the first week of W18/19. With 20 to choose from, make sure to select and vote for your favourite water salute. 


Kenya Airways begins Big Apple operation

Kenya Airways begins Big Apple operation

Kenya Airways launches non-stop flights between Nairobi and New York JFK. 

Zambia market returns to growth in 2018; capacity up by 4.2% this year, South African Airways is leading carrier

Zambia market returns to growth in 2018; capacity up by 4.2% this year, South African Airways is leading carrier

There are 2.56 million two-way seats scheduled on flights serving Zambia in 2018, a 4.2% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at the African nation’s commercial air traffic trends over the past 10 years, including domestic and international market share and the biggest airlines and country markets.

Entebbe traffic hit 1.53 million passengers in 2017, up 8.1% versus 2016; Jambojet newest airline while Heathrow is leading unserved route

Entebbe traffic hit 1.53 million passengers in 2017, up 8.1% versus 2016; Jambojet newest airline while Heathrow is leading unserved route

Serving as the main gateway to Uganda, Entebbe Airport has witnessed a 310% increase in annual traffic between 2000 and last year. Jonathan Ford looks at how traffic has developed from the Ugandan gateway in recent years, which airlines are seeing potential, and highlights the top unserved markets.