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Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways

The Pride of Africa

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About Kenya Airways

IATA code


ICAO code


Kenya headquarters

Nairobi - Kenya

Main operational airport

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

Number of destinations covered by Kenya Airways


Most popular destination


Most popular routes


Year of establishment


Parent company

Government of Kenya

Popular fleet

Boeing 787-8, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 737-300F, Embraer 190

Official website of Kenya Airways

Contact number of Kenya Airways


As a member of the Sky Team Alliance, Kenya Airways is a leading African carrier. It transports over 4 million passengers annually. Kenya Airways services 25 intra-Africa routes, connecting Africa with London, Guangzhou, Sharjah, Amsterdam, and Mumbai.

Kenya airways was named in 2020 by the World Travel Awards 'Africa's Leading Airline'. Moreover, Kenya Airways lie-flat business class seat on wide-body aircraft is usually voted among the world's top 10. 

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

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Kenya Airways Fleet

Kenya Airways owns a modern fleet of 32 aircraft. It’s one the youngest in Africa, including its flagship B787 Dreamliner aircraft.

Boeing 787-8BOEING 787-8 

Boeing 737-800BOEING 737-800 

Boeing 737-300FBOEING 737-300F 

Embraer E190EMBRAER E190

KQ Cargo 

KQ Cargo is a leading cargo carrier with high-quality air freight services to 54 destinations worldwide. Besides owning a fleet of 2 Boeing 737-300s, the carrier provides premium facilities supported by experienced staff.
KQ Cargo products include Pharma, Express, Live, Mail, Courier, Secure, Repatriation, and General Cargo.

For more information, check KQ Cargo official website.

Kenya Airways services for Economy Class and Business Class

Economy Class

  • Privacy
  • Legroom
  • Comfortable cabin (on economy comfort) 
  • In-flight Entertainment

Business Class


  • Priority services (check-in, boarding, baggage)
  • Food & beverages
  • In-Flight Entertainment


Kenya Airways Baggage Allowance

Cabin Baggage


Baggage Allowance

Business Class

2 pieces (max L55xW25xH35cm each)

+1 Accessory

(Total weight max 18kgs/39lbs)

Economy Class

1 piece (max L55xW25xH35cm)

+ 1 accessory

(Total weight 12kgs/26lbs)


1 piece (L40 x W15 x H30 cm)

(Total 8kgs/17lbs) on EMBRAER 145

Checked Baggage

Business Class

Economy Class

2 Pieces 32kg/70lbs max each

2 Pieces 23kg/50lbs max each

Domestic Routes

1 Piece 32kg/70lbs max 

1 Piece 23kg/50lbs max 


+1 Piece EXTRA 32kg/70lbs max 

+1 Piece EXTRA 23kg/50lbs max 

Kenya Airways Check-in Information

Passengers on Kenya Airways with an e-ticket are eligible to check-in online. Once the online check-in is done, you can head to the airport to print the boarding pass, drop off your baggage, and proceed to the boarding gate. 

  • For international flights: Check-in is available between 30 hours and 1 hour before departure. 
  • For flights to/from the United States: Check-in is available between 24 hours and 1 hour before departure. 
  • For domestic flights: Check-in is available 90 minutes before departure as counters close 30 minutes before the scheduled 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.

  • Can I cancel my flight on Kenya Airways?

    Almosafer would help you with cancellations. Make sure to check our cancellation policy before making any changes. Furthermore, Cancellation information can be found via your booking details.

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  • Does Kenya Airways offer priority boarding?

    Kenya Airways provide priority boarding to business and first-class passengers, passengers with frequent flyer status or loyalty program members, and passengers with disabilities or special needs.

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