Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways

The Pride of Africa

Based on 550 ratings

About Kenya Airways

IATA code KQ
Kenya headquarters Nairobi - Kenya
Main operational airport Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Number of destinations covered by Kenya Airways 53
Most popular destination DXB, CAI, NBO, RUH
Most popular routes BKO - CAI, TNR - DXB, BKK - CAN, NBO - MBA
Year of establishment 1977
Parent company Government of Kenya
Popular fleet Boeing 787-8, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 737-300F, Embraer 190

Kenya Airways, previously known as East African Airways before its dissolution, was founded in 1977. Today Kenya Airways is headquartered in Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, with a fleet of 34 airplanes flying to 53 destinations worldwide. Kenya Airways is ranked in the top five African airlines, holding the fourth position since 2013 by seat capacity. Kenya Airways is also a member of the AAA (African Airlines Association) as well as SkyTeam, and was the first African flag carrier that went from being wholly owned by the government to a private company.

With Kenya Airways bookings, travelers can also sign up for the airline’s frequent flyer program ‘Flying Blue’, and benefit from a wide range of rewards.  

Passengers who book Kenya Airways flights can enjoy a variety of amenities, including Kenya Airways online check-in and many more exclusive services.

Kenya Airways online booking is available on Almosafer.

Kenya Airways services for Economy Class and Business Class

Economy Class

  • In-Flight Entertainment
  • Extra leg room
  • Msafiri Magazine
  • Hot meals

Business Class

  • Baggage delivery
  • Upgraded and seasonal food and beverages
  • Priority Arrival
  • Comfortable stretching seats

Kenya Airways Baggage Allowance

  • For flights to America/Europe/Middle East/Asia, the allowed checked baggage is 2pieces of 32kg each for Premier World class and 2pcs of 23kg for Economy class
  • For flights to East African and domestic destinations, the allowed checked baggage is 2pieces of 32kg each for Premier World class and only 1 piece of 23kg for Economy class.
  • Marine and military members get 2pcs of 32kgs for the Premier World class and 2pcs of 23 kgs for Economy Class.
  • For Skyteam plus & Elite members, each passenger gets an extra piece of 32kg baggage for the Premier World class and one extra piece of 23kg of baggage for Economy.

Kenya Airways Check-in Information

For passengers with a confirmed ticket, check-in for all Kenya Airways flights can be made from 30 hours up to 3 hours before departure.

FAQs for Kenya Airways

  • Does Kenya Airways allow web check-in?

    Yes, Kenya Airways allows web check-in.

  • Does Kenya Airways provide online seat selection?

    Yes, Kenya Airways offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • How many routes does Kenya Airways service in total/as overall?

    The total number of routes serviced by Kenya Airways is 152.

  • What is the airline code for Kenya Airways?

    The airline code for Kenya Airways is KQ.

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