Kenya aviation breaking news – IATA renews IOSA and ISAGO certification for KQ


Following an extensive safety and ground operations audit has IATA earlier in the week once again officially re-certified Kenya Airways and issued another IOSA and ISAGO certificate to The Pride of Africa.
IATAs regional director for Africa Gaoussou Konate was in Nairobi to personally hand over the certificates to Kenya Airways CEO and Group Managing Director Dr. Titus Naikuni, who expressed his delight and satisfaction with the results, now that the audits are concluded. As an airline that is seeking to strengthen its global presence, we have to ensure we adhere to the highest safety standards. This will also help strengthen and sustain the confidence of our passengers as we seek to grow and open new markets. Safe ground operations mean less accidents, less damage and therefore fewer auditssaid Dr. Naikuni during the brief ceremony at the airlines Embakasi head quarters with Mr. Konate responding: We note that the airline has strived to enhance its safety performance. These certificates are issued after a rigorous audit under IATA standards. Kenya Airways is East Africas largest airline, covering the continent of Africa and key destinations in Europe, the Middle East and Asia and has given notice of their intent to literally triple their fleet from presently 34 aircraft to 107 aircraft over the next decade, as the carrier is striving to remain the leading airline not just in East Africa but on the continent at large. Watch this space for regular and breaking news stories from the aviation sector in Eastern Africa and the Indian Ocean islands.