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TRAVEL

80K Pekee: Reactions After Broke KQ Says it Can Only Pay Pilots Who Earn 80,000 Kenya Shillings

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.

  6 days ago ago
80K Pekee: Reactions After Broke KQ Says it Can Only Pay Pilots Who Earn 80,000 Kenya Shillings

TRAVEL

Why Pilots Are Not Allowed to Have Beards

Although you can easily get a pilot license while having a beard you may have shave it if you want to get a job in an airline. This is because most airlines do not alow their pilots to grow long beards. The simple reason why will actually surprise you since it's for the safety of everyone on board the airplane.

  7 days ago ago
Why Pilots Are Not Allowed to Have Beards

TRAVEL

Here's Dp Ruto's Airbus Luxurious Chopper; See How Much It Costs And Why It's Special-Photos

Dr. William Ruto is the current deputy president of Kenya and has ambitions of becoming the fifth president of Kenya in the 2022 general elections. The deputy president lives a life only others can only day dream of. He owns alot of properties worth billion of Kenyan shillings.

  15 days ago ago
Here's Dp Ruto's Airbus Luxurious Chopper; See How Much It Costs And Why It's Special-Photos

MILITARY

Why This Helicopter Serves a Crucial Role in The US Army

You would certainly be surprised if you came across this helicopter. Just the shape of it will make you wonder if it's really a helicopter or just a toy. This helicopter is known as the Sikorsky CH-54. It was originally designed to be used by the United States Army.

  19 days ago ago
Why This Helicopter Serves a Crucial Role in The US Army

OTHERS

Kenyans React After Ngong Residents Spotted Taking Photos Close To DP Ruto's Chopper Today (Video)

The second in command after his meeting with diaspora delegates he immediately went to Kajiado county to sensitize his agendas. However, one thing has attracted attention of Kenyans on facebook after Ngong residents were spotted today taking photos close to DP Ruto's chopper while others were trying to touch it. According to the video clip seen by the writer today, the residents kept on touching it, while other were taking photos and selfies as they were amazed. However this has raised much concern on social

  4 days ago ago
Kenyans React After Ngong Residents Spotted Taking Photos Close To DP Ruto's Chopper Today (Video)

TRAVEL

Mystery of Hijacker Who Jumped From a Plane With $200,000 Never to be Seen Again

The Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 305 had just taken off from the airport. Among the passengers was a man who according to his ticket was called Dan Cooper. He was a quiet man and looked to be about 40 years. Complete with business suit Mr Cooper seemed like a very respectable person.

  17 days ago ago
Mystery of Hijacker Who Jumped From a Plane With $200,000 Never to be Seen Again

CAREER-JOBS

Meet Abuor, A Homabay-Based Unemployed Pilot Who Is Now A Tailor

George Felix Abuor, 38, was among 10 young graduates the Homabay County government sponsored to attend a professional pilot training abroad in 2013. However, despite completing the training successfully and returning home, he has been left to make ends meet as a tailor. Abuor was born in Asumbi Local Government Area.

  10 days ago ago
Meet Abuor, A Homabay-Based Unemployed Pilot Who Is Now A Tailor

TRAVEL

How a Tiny Insect Caused This Plane to Crush Killing 189 People

Plane crushes can be caused by various factors such as bad weather, pilot error or a faulty plane. However a bizarre case occurred when a plane crushed because of a very small insect. Birgenair flight 301 had just left the Dominican Republic and was headed towards Frankfurt, Germany.

  13 days ago ago
How a Tiny Insect Caused This Plane to Crush Killing 189 People

TRAVEL

When an Airbus A330 ran out of fuel while flying over the Atlantic ocean

When automobiles run out of fuel, they lose engine power. The same applies to planes. The only difference is that an aircraft has to now grapple with strong gravitational forces. Falling off from the sky becomes more of a reality. The 24th of August, 2001.

  14 days ago ago
When an Airbus A330 ran out of fuel while flying over the Atlantic ocean

HEALTH

Relief for Cancer Patients as Hospital Opens in Kapsabet

Kapsabet County Referral Hospital (KCRH ) courtesy of several partners among them County First Ladies' Association (CFLA) now has a special cancer clinic . H. E First Lady Sheila Sang commissioned the Clinic at a ceremony attended by 12 First Ladies led by their Chaiperson Maria Mbeneka First Lady Laikipia County.

  5 days ago ago
Relief for Cancer Patients as Hospital Opens in Kapsabet

OTHERS

The Mystery of a Plane That Vanished While Carrying 102 Passengers

Rarely does a plane just vanish into thin air and without a trace, unfortunately once in a while this does happen as was the case with Adam Air Flight 574. This plane was part of a larger fleet used to carry passengers within the Indonesian islands. On the fateful day the plane took off well with 102 people on board including children and infants. However the weather conditions on that day were not so good as there was a storm brewing. The pilot had already received a weather warning before flying but since

  15 days ago ago
The Mystery of a Plane That Vanished While Carrying 102 Passengers

ENTERTAINMENT

Sensational Facts About British Comedian, Mr Bean that You Did Not Know

Mr Bean is a celebrity who has ventured into a lot of things in the entertainment industry. He has earned a name for himself for being a charming actor. However, there are some facts about the celebrated actor that many of us did not know. 1.

  13 days ago ago
Sensational Facts About British Comedian, Mr Bean that You Did Not Know

TRAVEL

Captain Chris Kariuki retires after 44years of flying planes

Captain Chris Kariuki finally retires after being a pilot for 44years. In his 44 years he spent 11 years in Kenya Air Force as a pilot and 33 years commercial Kenya Airways inh 21'335 flight hours. His last flight was from New York on 24 November to Kenya where he hunged his gloves.

  1 day ago ago
Captain Chris Kariuki retires after 44years of flying planes

TRAVEL

The Tragedy of The Plane That Flew Too High

A commonly asked question is usually about what would happen if a plane flew too high. Actually if this was to happen the results would be disastrous as was the case of The West Caribbean Airways. On the fateful day the aircraft took off from the airport at Panama City at around 1.am.

  18 days ago ago
The Tragedy of The Plane That Flew Too High

HEALTH

'No Boarding Public Service Vehicle Without Covid-19 Vaccination Form' MOH's Evening Announcement.

The government is really trying hard to ensure netizens get vaccinated by all means and they are actually providing free vaccination for Kenyans in all public hospitals. Few days ago, Mutahi Kagwe was quick to mention that Kenya is lugging behind in the number of citizens who have been vaccinated.

  14 days ago ago
'No Boarding Public Service Vehicle Without Covid-19 Vaccination Form' MOH's Evening Announcement.

TRAVEL

Planes Does Not Have Headlights, See How Pilots Take Off, Fly and Land at Night

According to HSW magazine, pilots fly and navigate utilizing cockpit instrumentation, air traffic control, and radar surveillance systems. They use the Global Positioning System, so there's no need to look out the window; after all, there's nothing to see at 35,000 feet at night.

  19 days ago ago
Planes Does Not Have Headlights, See How Pilots Take Off, Fly and Land at Night

TRAVEL

The Country Where Only Eight Pilots Are Able To Fly To

Pilots are one of the renowned people on the earth due to their ability to navigate the big jumbo jets across the sky.Suprisingly only eight pilots can are authorized to fly to Bhutan.This is country in Asia mainly surrounded by mountains and the government of Bhutan only allows qualified pilots to land their jets in their airport.

  19 days ago ago
The Country Where Only Eight Pilots Are Able To Fly To

OTHERS

How These Two Pilots Crushed a Plane While Having Fun

Captain Jesse Rhodes, 31, and co-pilot Peter Cesarz, 23, were moving the empty Pinnacle Airlines Flight 3701 from Little Rock to Minneapolis so it could be ready for a morning flight. However they turned the journey into a joy ride which eventually led to a crush. Four seconds after the plane had taken off the two pilots began their fun by doing a "pitch up" maneuver that pinned them in their seats and momentarily triggered an alert from the airplane's stall warning system. When the plane had reached 37,000

  11 days ago ago
How These Two Pilots Crushed a Plane While Having Fun

OTHERS

Pilots Protest KQ Demand of Increasing Speed of Flights

The national carrier, Kenya Airways and Kenya Airline Pilots Association (kalpa) are currently embroiled in a bitter misunderstanding over unnecessary changes in flight speed on the busy Nairobi-Guangzhou Road. According to kalpa secretary-general Muriithi Nyagah, the national carrier has directed pilots to cruise at a cost index of 300 on the route. An index which he says is illegal as it risks the lives of both passengers and the crew. To make matters worse, Kenya airways has slashed into half the number of

  14 days ago ago
Pilots Protest KQ Demand of Increasing Speed of Flights

COVID

Kenya Airways Board Exposed

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

  1 year ago ago
Kenya Airways Board Exposed