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KONZA CITY – SIDEBAR

KONZA CITY – SIDEBAR

Masdar City, Abu Dhabi – As you are aware, the United Arab Emirates is awash with petrodollars so much that the ultra-wealthy nation is turning its flights of fancy into realities.  Initiated in 2006 and projected to cost $22 billion, Masdar City...
EAST AFRICAN FLYER – LETTER FROM KAMPALA – CUSTOMER SERVICE A LA UG

EAST AFRICAN FLYER – LETTER FROM KAMPALA – CUSTOMER SERVICE A LA UG

Angela Kintu Customer service is a relatively new concept to Ugandans, seeing as we have only just started owning businesses of our own. In October we will be 50 years independent. For years before that we were growing cash crops to send to our British...
At KK Group, Getting the Best Security Officer for the Job

At KK Group, Getting the Best Security Officer for the Job

By WASHINGTON AKUMU With the words of the guard at the entrance to the Ngong Racecourse still ringing in my ears, I take the first right turn and immediately notice the sign: KK Group Training Centre. The notice is big enough to be legible, yet neither...
Brand consciousness in the age of the social network

Brand consciousness in the age of the social network

  By Brian Obara The mantra ‘there is no such thing as bad publicity’ might pass for sound wisdom in this cynical age but the inherent folly in it quickly becomes apparent when it’s a marketing campaign gone awry. Just ask Korean Air. The...
DEREK OATWAY INTERVIEW  ‘Our Model is Professional Service with Integrity’

DEREK OATWAY INTERVIEW ‘Our Model is Professional Service with Integrity’

  ‘Our Model is Professional Service with Integrity’ Mr. DEREK OATWAY is Group Chairman of KK Security Group and a founding father of the company in its eastern African form. He was interviewed by EA Flyer Contributing Editor (Science &...
AT KK GROUP, EYES ARE NOW TRAINED ON SAFER SKIES

AT KK GROUP, EYES ARE NOW TRAINED ON SAFER SKIES

Why the landing of an IATA endorsement is a big deal forsecurity giant   When widely diversified security boutique KK Group ,received the nod from IATA to conduct aviation training locally early this year, it was a veritable strategic coup for the firm. The...
Reducing the Footprint in the Sky

Reducing the Footprint in the Sky

SAMUEL KAHIGA of Aviation East Africa   The reality of climate change demands action from all industry sectors that contribute significantly to it. The aviation sector is no exception. Whereas this sector is not considered a major contributor, recent...
PPPs in the Development of Airports

PPPs in the Development of Airports

  Lately the media has been awash with stories about governments in East Africa touting huge airports development projects.  We hear of the Bugesera International Airport project in Rwanda; of Nairobi’s new green-field airport terminal in Embakasi. There...
A Media Hub for Business, Market Intelligence and Service Delivery

A Media Hub for Business, Market Intelligence and Service Delivery

Eric Mwandia For PAMC The Executive, Editorial and Advertising teams at Aviation East Africa magazine welcome you to the region’s first quality publishing venture devoted to the sector and urge you to become a regular reader, interactive contributor...
Swissport makes record profits on the back of a near monopoly

Swissport makes record profits on the back of a near monopoly

NEAR MONOPOLY EARNS SWISSPORT RECORD PROFITS While officially at least the monopoly of Swissport as the sole handling agent at key Tanzanian airports has been lifted, when a few more licenses were granted last year, the reality is that it remains a...
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