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What’s the cheapest airline in Nairobi?

Passengers and immigration officials at the temporary international arrivals terminal at JKIA. The building was originally designed as a parking garage.

This is a question in the minds of most travellers in Kenya. The answer to that question is usually very subjective, mostly based on third hand accounts of “over-charging” by airlines. There is also a widely-held perception that Middle East airlines are cheaper than African and European carriers. Kenyan Aviation sought to find out the […]

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Qatar Airways: Who is telling the truth?

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker addresses human resources delegates at a May 2013 conference in Qatar.

A recently published article in Europe has made extremely serious allegations against Qatar Airways. On the other hand, could the rapid growth of the Qatari airline be driving competitors to engage in a smear campaign? Who can the public trust with telling the truth? The controversial article was published in a Swedish newspaper, The Expressen. […]


Qatar Airways increases its flights to Nairobi


Qatar Airways has increased the frequency of its flights to Nairobi, from 14 flights a week (double daily) to 18 flights per week. The four additional flights per week mean increased passenger and cargo capacity. The airline will continue to operate Airbus A320 aircraft between its hub at Doha, Qatar and Nairobi. According to Qatar […]


Qatar Airways begins scheduled flights to Maputo

Qatar Airways launched scheduled flights to Maputo last Wednesday. Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, is the carrier’s 19th destination in Africa. Qatar Airways is the first and only airline from the Middle East flying to Mozambique. There will be three weekly flights from Doha, Qatar, with a stopover in Johannesburg, South Africa. “Qatar Airways always […]

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Qatar Airways strengthens East Africa presence with Kilimanjaro flights

Qatar Airways has expanded its business in East Africa with the launch of daily scheduled flights to Kilimanjaro, its second destination in Tanzania. Flight QR546 arrived at Kilimanjaro International Airport for the first time on July 25. The flight will be operated with an Airbus A320 via the Tanzanian capital of Dar es Salaam. Qatar […]

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