Maureene Okomo And Veronica Onyillo: Kenyan Woman And Her Daughter Working As Aeronautical Engineers
Her name is Maureen Okomo. She holds a bachelors degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology (JKUAT) and a a Masters of Business Administration in Aviations/ Airway Management and Operations from Moi University. In her fourth year, she landed an attachment at KQ.
In a statement released on Tuesday, Kenya Airways (CEO) Chief Executive Officer Allan kilavuki announced that the airline is experiencing flight disruptions due to delays in securing aircraft components required for maintenance. This has resulted in disruptions across some of its flights and may lead to a reduction in the number of flights operated by the airline.
Kenya Airways (KQ) still continues to be the biggest burden on the nation after a series of losses that are finally financed by the government using taxpayer money. According to a recent report, the president, William Ruto, was looking for a company to sell it.
Due to a pilot strike that left hundreds of passengers stuck at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) for four days, Kenya Airways (KQ) will postpone crew salaries for November. Tom Shivo, the airline's chief people officer, told staff members via a memo on Wednesday that 3,544 employees who were to be paid in December would likely see a payment delay.
Key Member of Parliament from the populous William Ruto led Rift Valley region has broken silence rubbishing media reports that the Head of State President William Ruto is set to sell the KQ Airways to an outsider. The vocal Senator has further revealed William Ruto's mega plan with the Airways company in question.
Many politicians who missed out on key appointments by President William Ruto had set their eyes on the Chief Administrative Secretaries position. However, the Law Society of Kenya got a court order stopping the appointment of CASs.Ruto will now wait longer to reward his key allies after Judge Monica Mbaru ruled that the case should proceed to a full hearing.
One of the companies that have been having issues that risk their collapse is Kenya Airways. The recent pilot's strike also played a major role in making the company get losses instead of profit. However, Transport and Infrastructure cabinet secretary Kipchumba Murkomen has revealed plans by the government to make KQ go back to being the pride of Africa.According to him, the government is working to revamp the aviation industry by investing in the expansion of airports and opening new routes to domestic transport.
President Ruto intends to sell a 48.9% stake in Kenya Airlines to the American airline Delta Air, according to a reliable source. During his visit to the United States, the president made the offer to the Delta executives. Since 2012, Kenya Airways has not turned a profit.
With the elapsing of President William Ruto's first 100 days in office, Kenyans have expressed mixed opinions on whether he has performed well or poorly. Latest person to react to Ruto's first 100 days in office is Murang'a Governor Irungu Kang'ata Kang'ata has not only praised the President but also his wife, Rachel Ruto as he termed them as an inspiring couple mainly because of the huge decisions they have made under this short period.
Kenya's airline Kenya Airways popularly referred to as KQ is one of the biggest airlines on Africa and for years it has branded itself as the Pride of Africa. In the past years, the airline has however been in a turbulence with billions of loses coming it's way each and every year.
Nandi Senator Honourable Samson Cherargei, has now spoken following the widely held belief that President William Ruto is planning to sell Kenya Airways to Delta Air. Taking to his official Twitter page on Monday evening, the vocal United Democratic Alliance (UDA) legislator said that the media is misleading Kenyans on the sale of Kenya Airways.
In exchange for a settlement, the state would lower its ownership of Kenya Airways from 48.9% to 38% and that of lenders who converted their loan to a 38% stake. It is unclear if Air France-KLM, which once held the majority holding in Kenya Airways (KQ), will sell its remaining 7.76 percent investment in the airline.
Today reporte from local dailies has detailed that President William Ruto had met owners of Delta Air in a discussion on how Kenya Airways would be sold to them. In a response to this, Nandi Senator Arap Cherargei has reacted to the reports by giving out the main plan for President William Ruto.
Vice President Rigathi Gachagua launched the first flight from Mombasa to Dubai on Thursday evening, marking a major milestone in the country's aviation industry. The new route operated by Kenya Airways is expected to boost tourism in and around Mombasa by attracting more international tourists. It will also provide convenient and efficient transport for business travelers and individuals wishing to travel to other destinations in the Middle East and beyond.
Kenyans have today been left talking after news broke out that the government was planning to sell all of its stake in Kenya Airways. The government has been the largest shareholder in the air travel industry. However, it has been making losses with the government being forced to regularly bailout the company from potential bankruptcy.
Kenya Airways is one of the businesses that has been experiencing problems that could lead to its demise. The recent pilot strike was a significant factor in the corporation suffering losses as opposed to profits. Kipchumba Murkomen, the cabinet secretary for transport and infrastructure, has disclosed the government's ambitions to restore KQ to its former status as the pride of Africa.
Kenya Airways(KQ) has lost a total of of KES1.2B for the past four days that it has not been working.The pilots' strike made Kenya Airways to stop it's operation.We are having great loss as Kenyans because of the KQ is always a great source of revenue to our country and it should resume it's operations as fast as possible.The Kenya Revenue Authority should find a way of solving their dispute with the pilots so that they can get back to work.
Some of the KQ pilots addressing the media during their days of no operation. There was a huge standoff between the KQ pilots and the management as well as the government as the pilots lay down their tools of work and raised their woes. The pilots wanted the government to listen to their woes and get a good solution which made this issue be solved in court.
The government has announced plans to sell part of its shareholding in Kenya Airways as part of a major restructuring plan that aims to bring back the national carrier to a profit making trajectory. According to sources, the State is looking for a strategic foreign investor to buy part of the carrier's shares held by the Treasury.
The "Self Proclaimed Luo Kingpin" Miguna Miguna jets out of the country for London has said that an Indian Supporter has just Upgraded His Flight to first class. According to him the Indian Supporter who Upgraded his flight is a total stranger and that he is greatful.