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Embraer Eve and Kenya Airways partner on the future of Urban Air Mobility

Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding  with Kenya Airways PLC, the flag carrier of Kenya, through its fully owned subsidiary Fahari Aviation. This collaboration aims to develop operational models for the wide-accessibility of Urban Air Mobility to support Fahari Aviation’s key markets. In addition, this partnership will establish the co-creation...

MTU Maintenance delivers 500th CF34-10E engine to Kenya Airways

MTU Maintenance, global leader in customized aero engine solutions handed over its of 500th overhauled CF34-10E to valued customer Kenya Airways in a virtual ceremony yesterday. MTU Maintenance has maintained a number of Kenya Airways’ CF34-10E engines since 2016 and CFM56 engines since 2019. “We are honoured to be MTU’s 500th CF34-10E engine customer,” says Ev...

Crew shortages force Kenya Airways to cancel flights ahead of strike

Loss-making national carrier Kenya Airways canceled several flights on Sunday after some crew members failed to turn up for work, the latest blow as the airline struggles to avert a strike called by its pilots. "Some of our outsourced staff, including cabin crew, have stayed away from work from Friday and we are working with their employer to resolve any issues they may have," the air...

Kenya gears up for US aviation team's audit

KENYA Civil Aviation Authority’s capacity and the civil aviation system will be the areas of focus when the country’s final audit for direct flights between Nairobi and the US is done. This is according to US Federal Aviation Administration’s International Aviation Safety Assessment procedure, which concentrates on the processes and documentations of a country’s regulato...

Kenya Airways Resumes West Africa Flights

Kenya Airways has resumed flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone after Kenyan health officials lifted a ban placed last year due to the Ebola virus. The carrier, one of the biggest in Africa, stopped flying to Monrovia and Freetown in August last year, losing routes worth tens of millions of dollars in annual revenue. It recorded large losses in its year ended March. In a letter clearing the fl...