Expansion of Nanyuki airstrip to be completed in October

Expansion of the Nanyuki Airstrip is expected to be completed in October this year allowing the facility to accommodate bigger passenger aircraft, Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) Acting Managing Director (MD), Alex Gitari, said. Speaking when he led a high powered delegation from KAA and the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) on an inspection tour of […]

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British Airways, Lufthansa and KLM resume Flights to Kenya

The  Kenya  Airports Authority (KAA) on Saturday night received Lufthansa, British Airways and KLM flights for the first time since the reopening of Kenyan airspace to International  Flights. Speaking during a reception ceremony for the flights at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), the KAA  Ag. Managing Director (MD), Alex  Gitari  said the Authority had […]

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Africa’s Aviation passenger traffic set to double

The  African  Aviation  market  will increase by 200 million passengers to over 356 million by 2038, this is according to the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) latest forecast. Closer home, IATA predicts that over the next two decades, the Kenyan air transport market could more than double in size resulting in an additional 11.3 million […]

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Change of guard at Airports Authority management

The  Kenya  Airports  Authority (KAA)  Board of Directors, has appointed  Alex  Gitari, the current General Manager Finance as the Acting Managing Director/CEO, effective October 1, 2019. Gitari  has a wealth of experience, which covers a broad range of functions including development banking, accounting and financial management, treasury management, resource mobilization, business development and marketing, project […]

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