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Helsinki Bourse-Listed Weather Tracker Opens Nairobi Office

A Helsinki stock exchange-listed environment and industrial measurements firm Vaisala is Wednesday set to officially launch its operations in the country. [GARDAlign=’center’] The Finnish corporation, which expanded to Africa in 1980, mainly deals in supplying weather observation systems to aviation authorities and meteorological organisations. Locally the firm is behind the automated weather observation systems installed […]

French national carrier Air France will resume flights between Paris and Nairobi from next March after an 18-year hiatus, signalling rising travel demand on routes connecting the Kenyan capital to global cities. The return, announced Monday, will bring to a close the airline’s reliance on code-shared flights with its partners for the Nairobi route. The […]

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British Airways has increased passenger capacity on its London route, cashing in on the exit of Kenya Airways (KQ) from the morning arrival slot at Heathrow Airport. The British carrier has introduced a Boeing 747-400, adding 784 seats a week on the route to capture passengers who were left stranded after KQ sold off the […]

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National carrier Kenya Airways has sold off its prime landing slot at London’s Heathrow airport for an estimated Sh7.5 billion in a move aviation experts say could significantly affect the airline’s attractiveness to passengers on the UK route and slow down the speed of recovery. The morning slot, previously used by Kenya Airways, will now […]

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The Kenya Airports Authority is set to demolish the building that was gutted down by a fire in August at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi. In a notice, published Monday, KAA invited bids for the demolition of Unit 2, which included the arrival and baggage halls. The building was condemned and will be rebuilt as […]

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