Kenya Airways was established in the year 1977 and it commenced its operations from 4 February 1977 after the East African Airways was dissolved. The head office is located at Embakasi, Nairobi and its primary hub is at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, 15 km south east to the Nairobi city. The Kenya Airlines is the flag carrier of Kenya and operates a fleet size of 42 with a coverage area of 250 international destinations.
Kenya Airlines has code share agreements with companies like Aeroflot, Air France, Ethiad Airways, Alitalia, Jet Airways, Korean Air etc. The carrier also serves more than 58 cities covering Asia, Africa, Middle East and Europe. Some of its major routes are to Tanzania, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Saudi Arabia, Botswana, Denmark etc.
The airlines offer the best service at good and nominal rates. There are Frequent Flyer’s Programme called Gold Elite and Platinum Elite, where the passengers are provided with special offers and discounts. Also, the airports are equipped with three fully owned Kenya Airways lounges at its major hub, Jomo Kenyatta Airport. The lounges are namely Simba lounge, Pride and Domestic Premier World lounge. The Kenya airways is well known for its warm, friendly and hospitable approach towards its passengers.
The cabins are of three types starting from Economy class for cost sensitive travellers to First class and Business class for its premier travellers who love to travel with luxury. There are multi-channel in-flight entertainment systems to keep you occupied all through the journey while providing the ultimate diversion at the same time with individual audio and video sets with hearing aids. The flat bed luxurious stretches, stuffed pillows and blankets are there to help you with the most comfortable and restful journey ever. The Kenya airlines offer some of the best foods to satiate your taste buds fully. A bounty of awesome delicacies and some of the finest wines are served inside the flight for keeping you totally refreshed when you arrive at your destination.
The Kenya airways has been improving and following the path of growth by including several other long haul carriers in the aviation industry by ameliorating its regional and international flights to Kenya routes. With the addition of recent 767-300ERs and 777-200ER, Kenya Airways is improving its long haul flight networks from Nairobi to London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Bangkok and Hong Kong. The flight tickets for the travel can be done in the official website of Kenya airways.
The web portal is well maintained with good quality and understandable user interface so that a user can browse through the website and look up for various flight schedules. The website also contains other important information about flight routes, number of stops, arrival and departure timings of the flight, real time flight status, travel info, bookings, availability of nearby hotels etc. One can easily book the tickets online through secured payment gateways and can also do web check in before stepping into the aircraft. The web check in tool is very effective when one runs short of time.