Support Kenya Airways needs to thrive

Columnists Support Kenya Airways needs to thrive Friday November 11 2022 Kenya Airways planes at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on July 31, 2020. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU | NMG Kenya Airways (KQ) pilots’ strike this week that threatened to precipitate paralysis in the aviation sector has ended after intervention by the labour courts. I … Read more

Kenya Airways escalates fight with pilots, seeks to dissolve CBA

Companies Kenya Airways escalates fight with pilots, seeks to dissolve CBA Tuesday November 08 2022 Kenya Airways CEO Allan Kilavuka addresses the media at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on November 7, 2022, amid a crippling strike by the airline’s pilots. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG Kenya Airways has escalated the dispute with its … Read more

KQ to hire new pilots as strike enters day three

Companies KQ to hire new pilots as strike enters day three Monday November 07 2022 A Kenya Airways plane. FILE PHOTO | NMG Troubled flag-carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) on Monday announced a recruitment drive for new pilots to replace striking staff who have grounded flights since Saturday.  KQ’s Chief People Officer Tom Shivo said that the … Read more

Agony for passengers as KQ pilots, aviation workers strike

Companies Agony for passengers as KQ pilots, aviation workers strike Sunday November 06 2022 Stranded passengers at the Moi International Airport in Mombasa after Kenya Airways pilots went on strike on November 5, 2022. Most passengers flying with KQ to Nairobi were diverted to its low-cost subsidiary Jambojet. PHOTO | KEVIN ODIT | NMG More … Read more

Flight disruptions loom as Kenya Airways pilots go on strike

Companies Flight disruptions loom as Kenya Airways pilots go on strike Friday November 04 2022 Kenya Airways planes at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on July 31, 2020. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU | NMG Flights taking off and landing at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi are facing disruptions beginning Saturday after Kenya … Read more

Michael Joseph resists calls to quit KQ as judge stops pilots’ strike

Economy Michael Joseph resists calls to quit KQ as judge stops pilots’ strike Tuesday November 01 2022 Kenya Airways chairman Michael Joseph during the airline’s half-year results’ briefing at the KQ hangar on August 27, 2019. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG Kenya Airways (KQ) chairman Michael Joseph Monday rebuffed repeated calls to step down … Read more

Kenya Airways softens stance on sacking pilots as strike looms

Companies Kenya Airways softens stance on sacking pilots as strike looms Friday October 28 2022 Kenya Airways CEO Allan Kilavuka. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG Kenya Airways chief executive Allan Kilavuka has eased his stance on pilots’ demands, instead pleading for patience ahead of the planned strike next week. In a memo sent to … Read more

Baringo deputy governor Charles Kipngok dies aboard Kenya Airways flight

News Baringo deputy governor Charles Kipngok dies aboard Kenya Airways flight Thursday September 15 2022 Charles Kipngok (right), the Baringo deputy governor. He collapsed and died on September 14, 2022, aboard a Kenya Airways flight en route to Mombasa. PHOTO | NMG Baringo County Deputy Governor Charles Kipng’ok is dead.  Kipng’ok died on Wednesday evening aboard … Read more

Kenya Airways cuts loss to Sh9.88 billion on booking recovery

Companies Kenya Airways cuts loss to Sh9.88 billion on booking recovery Wednesday August 24 2022 A Kenya Airways plane. FILE PHOTO | NMG National carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) said on Wednesday recovering global air travel helped the airline further narrow its losses in the second quarter of this year even as high fuel costs weighed … Read more

Why veteran Michael Joseph stepped down as Safaricom chair

Companies Why veteran Michael Joseph stepped down as Safaricom chair Friday July 29 2022 Former Safaricom chief executive Michael Joseph. NMG PHOTO Former Safaricom chief executive Michael Joseph has said that he stepped down as board chairman to devote more time to the telco’s investments in Ethiopia and the national carrier Kenya Airways. In a … Read more