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Airstrip construction launch sent on tailspin - The Standard

News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 21:59

The Standard

Airstrip construction launch sent on tailspin
The Standard
“This is the reason why the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority and the Kenya Airports Authority do not take instructions from the county government nor any of their staff paid by the county government,” he said. Chirchir, described governor Chepkwony's ...

Why we need to visualise aviation beyond airplanes, airports - The Standard

News - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 14:06

The Standard

Why we need to visualise aviation beyond airplanes, airports
The Standard
For instance, the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is considering a freeze on new operators at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) and Wilson Airports due to extreme pressure on the existing infrastructure. However, at the same time ...

Kenya's aviation sector needs inclusive carrier incentive for tourism growth - Capital FM Kenya (blog)

News - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:01

Capital FM Kenya (blog)

Kenya's aviation sector needs inclusive carrier incentive for tourism growth
Capital FM Kenya (blog)
In 2016 the Kenyan government unveiled a Sh1.2 billion Charter Incentive Programme (CIP) which aimed at subsidising the cost of tourists arriving by charters into the country. The main purpose of the CIP was to stimulate demand for destinations in ...

Emirates renews search for Kenyan aviation engineers - Daily Nation

News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 21:50

Daily Nation

Emirates renews search for Kenyan aviation engineers
Daily Nation
Emirates Group, which owns Emirates Airline, has renewed a recruitment drive for Kenyan aeronautical technicians and ground handling staff just a year after Kenya Airways had indicated it was considering higher wages to entice back staff who had been ...

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EACC questions Chepkwony on Kerenga airstrip tendering - Daily Nation

News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 16:30

Daily Nation

EACC questions Chepkwony on Kerenga airstrip tendering
Daily Nation
Kericho Governor Paul Chepkwony (right) with former Kenya Civil Aviation Authority chairman Samuel Poghisio at the Kerenga Airstrip runway in January 2017. The EACC has questioned Mr Chepkwony over the tendering for the project. PHOTO | FILE ...

Six foreign pilots arrested at JKIA over lack of work permits, to be deported - The Standard

News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:19

The Standard

Six foreign pilots arrested at JKIA over lack of work permits, to be deported
The Standard
A multi-agency team said they were looking for more pilots who are in the country illegally. “Ask the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority to tell you how many pilots have been licensed to operate in the country and how many have work permits,” said an ...
6 Foreign Pilots Arrested at JKIAKenyans.co.ke

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Kenya Airways to commence US cargo operations in Dec-2018 - CAPA - Centre for Aviation

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 06:58

Kenya Airways to commence US cargo operations in Dec-2018
CAPA - Centre for Aviation
... between Kenya and the US on 01-Dec-2018, subject to approval by US agriculture, customs and medical authorities, according to group MD and CEO Sebastian Mikosz (mwakilishi.com, 15-Sep-2018). The airline plans to commence Nairobi-New York JFK ...

Polo: Afrika Aviation win Kenya International Six-Goal tournament - The Standard

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 00:14

The Standard

Polo: Afrika Aviation win Kenya International Six-Goal tournament
The Standard
Afrika Aviation edged White Cap Lager 8-7 to lift Kenya International Six-Goal Polo Tournament at Nairobi Polo Club yesterday. South African and handicap five player, Gareth Evans, scored five goals including a penalty at the death for the timely victory.
Afrika Aviation win Kenya International six-goal Polo tournamentCapital FM Kenya
Aviation, Samurai rule six-goal tournamentThe Star, Kenya
Afrika Aviation seal title at Nairobi ClubDaily Nation

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Afrika Aviation win Kenya International six-goal Polo tournament - Capital FM Kenya

News - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 21:05

Capital FM Kenya

Afrika Aviation win Kenya International six-goal Polo tournament
Capital FM Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 16 – Afrika Aviation edged White Cap Lager 8-7 to win the Kenya International Six-Goal Polo tournament at Nairobi Polo Club on Sunday afternoon. Captained by five goaler Gareth Evans, Afrika Aviation needed a late goal from the top ...
Polo: Afrika Aviation win Kenya International Six-Goal tournamentThe Standard
Aviation, Samurai rule six-goal tournamentThe Star, Kenya
Afrika Aviation seal title at Nairobi ClubDaily Nation

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Polo: Governors Camp beat Ultimate Security 6-2.5 to book semifinals berth - The Standard

News - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 00:16

The Standard

Polo: Governors Camp beat Ultimate Security 6-2.5 to book semifinals berth
The Standard
Governors Camp humbled Ultimate Security 6-2.5 to set a semi-finals showpiece with White Cap Lager, who edged Samurai 6-5.5. “It's great to return to Kenya. I'm hoping to lead MICT into lifting the cup this weekend,” said MacKenzie, who captained MICT ...
Afrika Aviation, Whitecap into Polo finalDaily Nation

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Near plane collision in Kenya raises alarm over safety in African skies - Travel News | eTurboNews

News - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 09:57

Travel News | eTurboNews

Near plane collision in Kenya raises alarm over safety in African skies
Travel News | eTurboNews
Ethiopian Airlines and Neo were on a possible deadly collision course over Kenyan skies. Two weeks after a mid-air collision was narrowly avoided in the Kenyan airspace, aviation safety concerns in African skies remain a key debate among the continent ...

Kenya Airways Receives Formal Approval to Facilitate Direct Flights to US - TravelPulse

News - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 16:44

TravelPulse

Kenya Airways Receives Formal Approval to Facilitate Direct Flights to US
TravelPulse
On his part, the Chairman of the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) Isaac Awuondo said “As a result of our LPD status, JKIA will catapult itself as a premier aviation hub not only for the region but also for the continent. This is a major game changer and ...

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Kenya Airways finally gets the green light to fly direct US flights - Tuko.co.ke

News - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 10:43

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Kenya Airways finally gets the green light to fly direct US flights
Tuko.co.ke
A fortnight after Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) received the green light for direct flights to America, Kenya Airways (KQ) has received formal approved for direct flights between Nairobi and New York. The airline was issued the Last Point ...

Rwanda: Aviation Industry Captains Chart New Course - AllAfrica.com

News - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 09:44

AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: Aviation Industry Captains Chart New Course
AllAfrica.com
Indeed, the potential that the continent's aviation sector has is unprecedented. This is seen in countries like Ethiopia which leads the continent in the sector, Kenya, Egypt, South Africa, and Morocco. "Rwanda is one of the few countries in the region ...

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Africa's aviation industry captains chart new course - The New Times

News - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 23:33

The New Times

Africa's aviation industry captains chart new course
The New Times
Indeed, the potential that the continent's aviation sector has is unprecedented. This is seen in countries like Ethiopia which leads the continent in the sector, Kenya, Egypt, South Africa, and Morocco. “Rwanda is one of the few countries in the region ...

KCAA must ensure safety of Kenyan airspace at all times - Daily Nation

News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 23:01

KCAA must ensure safety of Kenyan airspace at all times
Daily Nation
Kenyan air traffic controllers appear to lay the blame on the strike by the Ethiopian air traffic controllers, who seemed not to have given proper guidance to their plane, a claim aviation authorities in Addis Ababa vehemently refuted and blamed their ...

KCAA denies claims of near plane collision on Kenyan airspace - Daily Nation

News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 21:33

KCAA denies claims of near plane collision on Kenyan airspace
Daily Nation
The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority has denied claims that two passenger aircrafts nearly collided into each other in the Kenyan airspace two weeks ago. Details of the near fatal incident involving the two foreign airlines are now a subject of debate ...

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How Kenya will benefit from global aviation forum - The Standard

News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 11:35

The Standard

How Kenya will benefit from global aviation forum
The Standard
Kenya recently hosted the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) Africa Conference in Mombasa where over 200 aviation professionals attended. Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) boss Captain Gilbert Kibe spoke to Financial Standard on ...
Kenya: Aviation Regulator Denies 'Near-Collision' ReportsAllAfrica.com
Aviation regulator denies 'near-collision' reportsDaily Nation
KCAA denies reported near collision over Kenyan airspaceCapital FM Kenya
Mwakilishi.com
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Kenya:Aviation Regulator Denies Reports of 'Near Collision' - Intelligent Aerospace

News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 09:15

Kenya:Aviation Regulator Denies Reports of 'Near Collision'
Intelligent Aerospace
Kenya's aviation industry regulator on Monday disputed reports that two passenger planes almost collided mid-air in the country's airspace last week. Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCCA) director-general Gilbert Kibe disputed the collision claims ...