Over the last few years, one of the most respected airlines in the world, Kenya Airways, has been making losses that amount to billions of shillings. Picture courtesy. Kenya airways. Despite the fact that Kenya Airways has changed management several times, the losses continue to pile up on the airline that many see as one of the most successful in Africa and the world.
Kenya Airways Chief Executive Officer Allan Kilavuka has announced that the national carrier is not in a position to pay pilots' their full salaries. The CEO who spoke on Thursday, December 2, explained that the reduced pay for their staff was necessary since the sector was still recovering from the effects of the pandemic.
Kenya Airways and Magical Kenya have teamed up to rebrand the Dreamliner and Embraer aircraft with images of the Big Five. This is an effort to make Kenya's tourism treasures markedly visible to the world. The unique marketing concept is one among the many good things that have recently happened to revamp the loss-making national carrier.
Kenya Airways (KQ) pilots are among of the top paid in East and Central Africa. The pilots’ monthly income have been on a steady rise despite the Airline continuously returning billions of losses year in year out. Senior Kenya Airways staff in the rank of captain receives a monthly salary of around Ksh1.7 million ($17,000), half this amount and that's what an Ethiopian Airline pilot earns per month. Nearly half of Kenya Airways’ payroll goes out to their pilots who form the minority department in their workforce.
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Kenya Airways CEO Blamed For The Downfall Of The Airlines Despite Of His 8.50 Million Monthly Salary
Allan Kilavuka, CEO Kenya Airways. Days after a research of the Kenyan top-paid CEO standing at number 3 was Allan Kilavuka, Kenya Airways CEO with a monthly salary of 8.50 million monthly. Research courtesy of Wanjiku Reports. Trending on Kenyan Twitter trends was the airline boss. In the tweets, the social media platform users seemed not happy with the man. They blamed him for the almost downfall for the airlines. Some of their allegetions. Some of their allegations were based on that the CEO was corrupt,
Kenya Airways has been planning to start paying its pilots per flight. This is as the carrier seeks a lower wage bill to weather the coronavirus storm that has crushed air travel demand. At the moment, KQ’s pilots who consume 45 percent of the carrier’s wage bill are paid a fixed monthly salary.
Kenya Airways flight from India to cost stranded Kenyans Sh120,000 Tuesday, June 08, 2021 A Kenya Airways plane lands in Mombasa from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on May 3, 2021. Photo credit: Kevin Odit | Nation Media Group. Kenyans stranded in India due to the Covid-19 crisis will fly back in a special charter flight on June 10, at a cost of Sh120,000 per person.
Beginning October 29, Kenyan Airways will only have one weekly flight to New York when it resumes flying to this route. The national carrier has explained that passenger demand is still low, therefore, the weekly flight to New York from Nairobi will suffice. KQ CEO Allan Kilavuka said the low passenger demand has informed the decision for the airlines to reduce the number of flights in some routes. He added that once the demand increases, it will scale up operations with more flights. “The Covid-19 pandemic
The national Carrier Kenya Airways has recorded a loss of 36.2 billion Kenya shillings in the year 2020.This is about three times the loss it made in 2019 which was 13 billion.
About 1,500 Kenya Airways Employees Among Them Pilots Stare At Job Loss Over COVID-19 Biting Effects
In the sad reality wake, at least 1,500 Kenya Airways (KQ) employees stare at losing their jobs, owing to the continued COVID-19 that has greatly affected business operations. The courier firm recently sent a notification to its pilots who are among those set to be affected by the looming lay-offs. Through a statement to its pilots, KQ noted that despite the resuming of flights, it may take about thirty-six months for the company to recover. "...following a thorough review, the Kenya Airways board has approved
Kenyan nationals who have been stranded in India for weeks due to Cobid-19 will jet back to the county on Thursday June 10th in a special charter flight with each person parting with Sh 120,000. According to a report by the Nation, the KQ Chief Executive Officer Allan Kilavuka, the flight will leave Mumbai, India for Nairobi at 9:30 in the morning and land at 1:15pm.
Photo: Michael Joseph. Twitter/ courtesy Just early this morning, Kenyans have come to realize that their fellow countrymen and women, about 1,500 employees of Kenya Airways, are likely to lose their jobs. This has sparked some reactions among Kenyans online as they go ahead to expose some of the mismanagement circumstances that may have led to losses being counted by the company. And now the waits have been loaded on the backs of the Company's Board Chair Mr. Michael Joseph and the C.E.O Mr. Allan Kilavuka
Kenya Airways abbreviated as KQ has been for a long time the Pride of Africa and Kenya for that matter. However in the recent past it has slowly turned to be the shame of Africa and Kenya for that matter. KQ, even though I have never known the meaning of these two letters, has been making losses and losses. It has been supported by the government of Kenya numerous times and engaged itself in cost cutting measures like reducing work force and the likes. While all this was happening, what Kenyans did not know
Top 5 Highest Paid Kenyan's And The Amount Of Money They Earn. Nairobi Kenya, 5th January 2020. There are some Chief Executive Officer's in Kenya who do lead some of the best and leading companies in Kenya and these Chief Executive Officer's are paid much because of the good work that they are doing in the companies which lead alto higher profits. Below are the too 5 paid chief executive officer's in Kenya. 1) Gideon Muriuki This is the CEO of the Co-operative Bank and he is paid around 31.37 million Kenya shillings
Kenya airways has been facing alot of challenges for a very long time.However,all these challenges can be attributed to its board,which is composed of people who have outlived their usefulness. Kenya Airways Chief Executive Officer Allan Kilavuka in a letter to Kenyan Pilots Association said the company has received the nod from its board to carry out layoffs after it reviewed its operations.The management of Kenya Airways should be called out. It is unfortunate that due to the poor management,Kenya Airways
Air rescue. Two East Africa Airlines, Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Airline, Africa largest air Carriers Prepare to transport COVID-19 Vaccines to the continent and beyond. They are Building their cold storage facilities at their hubs in Nairobi and Addis Ababa, preparing new routes for emergency flight. Kenya Airways (KQ) have unvailed a specialized pharmaceutical facility to facilitate the movement of Covid-19 vaccine and other specialized goods across Africa. KQ initially hired an over paid foreign CEO Sabastian
Kenya Airways Ltd., more commonly known as Kenya Airways, is the flag carrier airline of Kenya. The company was founded in 1977, after the dissolution of East African Airways. Its head office is located in Embakasi, Nairobi, with its hub at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The long troubled airline recently announced some measures aimed improving the airlines revenue through some cost cutting implementations which included targeting a reduction of cost by 35% and are in talk with the aircraft lessors to
The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) has allowed Tanzanian air airlines to fly into Kenya as a standoff between the two countries continues to bite. According to KCAA Director-General, Gilbert Kibe, Tanzania’s Precision Air will still have its Kenyans traffic rights. “Precision Air has an existing traffic rights and to the best of my knowledge it will not be cancelled,” Kibe told Business Daily. Last week, Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) nullified traffic rights for Safarilinks, AirExpress
The woes that befell Kenya’s national carrier, Kenya Airways since COVID-19 pandemic struck in March are far from over with a new plan to lay off 207 of its pilots in the offing. KQ currently has 414 pilots. With the intended layoff in the next three years, it seeks to save costs of up to Ksh3.24 billion with a pilot force of 214. In July, it sent home 650 staff among them trainee pilots, technical crew, cabin crew among other staff members. The airline says that pilot salaries gobble up 45% of KQ’s total