Kenya Airways To Launch Services To Livingstone

African carrier Kenya Airways has revealed plans to begin flights to Livingstone from its base in Nairobi. The new destination joins Lusaka as the airline’s second point in Zambia, boosting its regional network as part of efforts to expand its footprint on the continent.   Beginning 2 June 2013, flight KQ 780 will depart Nairobi … Continue reading

Etihad Partners Kenya Airways, Readies For ‘Big Switch’

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is preparing for the ‘Big Switch’ – a transition of its passenger service systems onto a single platform. The Abu Dhabi-based carrier has also announced a new partnership with Skyteam member Kenya Airways that will boost its coverage in Africa.   The ‘Big Switch’ – Allow Time … Continue reading

Skyteam To Extend SkyPriority Across All Members

Global airline alliance Skyteam has announced it is to extend SkyPriority, a series of distinctively branded priority airport services offered to its Elite Plus and premium cabin customers, across its member airlines. The move is intended to align the alliance to a common and consistent service standard on the ground.   The SkyPriority services will be distinctively … Continue reading

China Eastern Airlines To Join Skyteam

Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines has announced its intention to join the Skyteam alliance. At a ceremony held at the Xijiao State Guest House in Shanghai, the airline signed a Memorandum of Understanding to become Skyteam’s second Chinese member by mid-2011, boosting the alliance’s domestic Chinese network.   The move is expected to allow China Eastern Airlines access to international … Continue reading