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Announcement by Air Tanzania of ‘self maintenance’ raises safety concerns

Announcement by Air Tanzania of ‘self maintenance’ raises safety concerns

PLANS FOR SELF MAINTENANCE RAISE SERIOUS SAFETY CONCERNS An announcement earlier in the week by financially crippled Air Tanzania, that they were intending to maintain their presently single aircraft, a Bombardier Q300, at their home base in Dar es Salaam,...
Fire destroys Mombasa Airport VIP Lounge

Fire destroys Mombasa Airport VIP Lounge

Fire broke out at the Moi International Airport, Mombasa early Sunday morning and burnt down the VIP Lounge. The recently renovated lounge was destroyed in the fire that started at around 10.00 am. No one was injured in the incident. Fire fighters from...
Kenya Airways issues profit warning

Kenya Airways issues profit warning

Kenya Airways, one of Africa’s leading carriers, issued a profit warning on Friday, blaming the euro zone debt crisis, political unrest in Egypt and escalating fuel prices. The warning is likely to surprise investors after the airline, which is...
Qatar Airways opens new Premium Lounge at London Heathrow

Qatar Airways opens new Premium Lounge at London Heathrow

Qatar Airways has opened its new Premium Lounge at London Heathrow, reinforcing the importance of one of the airline’s busiest routes. The Premium Lounge at Terminal 4 is the airline’s first dedicated facility for First and Business Class passengers...
Volcanic ash disrupts flights to East Africa

Volcanic ash disrupts flights to East Africa

Flights to East Africa have been severely disrupted as ash from an Eritrean volcano spreads across the region and heads towards Saudi Arabia. Several airlines said they had stopped flying to Eritrea, Sudan, Djibouti and Ethiopia. The ash cloud was now...
Brutal demolitions mark start of fight for land outside JKIA

Brutal demolitions mark start of fight for land outside JKIA

Kenyans will be waking up on Monday morning, shocked to read about another act of government brutality and open defiance of ongoing court proceedings, as hundreds of expensive homes were raided and destroyed over the weekend notably done when courts...
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