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Kenya Airways, a member of the Sky Team Alliance, is a leading African airline flying to 51 destinations worldwide, 42 of which are in Africa and carries over three million passengers annually. It continues to modernize its fleet with its 41 aircraft being some of the youngest in Africa. This includes its flagship B787 Dreamliner aircrafts. The           on-board service is renowned and the lie-flat business class seat on the wide-body aircraft is consistently voted among the world’s top 10. Most recently it has scooped top awards at the Africa Investor (Ai) Tourism Investor Awards and was declared the Business Airline of the Year in Africa. Kenya Airways takes pride for being in the forefront of connecting Africa to the World and the World to Africa through its hub at the new ultra-modern Terminal 1A at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.

The company was privatised in 1996 and stock are currently traded on the Nairobi Stock Exchange, the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange, and the Uganda Securities Exchange. The largest shareholder is the Government of Kenya (29.8.%), followed by KLM, which has a 26.73% stake in the company.

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Type of Organisation / Business:
Public Company
No of Employees:
4,006
Founded By:
Government of Kenya
Key People:
Mr. Evanson Mwaniki - Chairman
Mbuvi Ngunze - Group Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Alex Wainaina Mbugua - Group Finance Director
Pieter J.TH. Elbers - Non-Executive Director
Ron Schipper - Non-Executive Director
Dr. Kamau Thugge - Non-Executive Director
Joseph William Nduva Muli, EBS - Non-Executive Director
Mr. Jos Veenstra - Alternate Non-Executive Director
Ambassador Dennis Awori - Non-Executive Director
Vincent Rague - Non-Executive Director
Wanjiku Mugane - Non-Executive Director
Caroline Armstrong – Ogwapit - Non-Executive Director
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