Airline in focus: Kenya Airways

KQA logoEach week we will examine in detail one of the airlines attending an upcoming Routes event. In this edition we analyse Nairobi-based Kenya Airways (KQA), which is attending Routes Africa 2018.


Kenya Airways is a SkyTeam alliance member and operates scheduled services throughout Africa, Europe, Middle East, Asia and the Far East. Kenya Airways offers world-class standards in service delivery, product quality and operational performance.

Kenya Airways “The Pride of Africa” aims to be the airline of choice, connecting the World to Africa, and Africa to the World.

The airline is widely considered to be one of the leading Sub-Saharan carriers thanks to its large fleet, destination network and quality service. At present the airline serves 53 destinations in over 41 countries worldwide and will soon begin scheduled flights to New York JFK.

Kenyan Airways is a member of SkyTeam Associate Airlines and has codeshare agreements with some of the largest carriers in the world including Air France, Etihad, KLM and China Southern.

See more details about KQA on Route Exchange

The data is all supplied by OAG Aviation using its OAG Schedules Analyser tool.

Key facts

Headquarters Airport North Road, Embakasi, Nairobi , Kenya
Total ASKs (2017) 13,968,290,800
Total seats (2017) 6,478,033
Total routes (2017) 78
Total departure points (2017) 55
Total countries (2017) 41

International route map (2017) - click to enlarge

KQA 2017 route map