Africa's most profitable major carrier sets sights on expansion
Kenya Airways plans to make its home base Nairobi into a major pan-African hub and is preparing to become a member of the SkyTeam alliance. The airline's growth plans are backed by major aircraft orders, among them for nine Boeing 787s, to be delivered starting in 2010, and for Boeing 737-800s and Embraer 170s that are to complement the long-haul network with regional and domestic feed. Kenya Airways is also in the process of taking delivery of its fourth Boeing 777. Eighty percent of ...
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