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Kenya Airways moves selected regional flights handling back to Unit 1


Nairobi December 3, 2013...National carrier, Kenya Airways, is set to move some of its regional flights back to unit 1 of the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi with effect from Wedsday, 4 December 2013. 


The airline’s flight KQ 410-EBB, KQ 482.-DAR, KQ 760 –JNB and KQ 762 –JNB departing to Entebbe, Dar es Salaam, and Johannesburg  respectively return to Unit 1, after they were relocated to  unit 2 following a dawn fire that destroyed a section of the airport two months ago.


Kenya Airways’ Chief Operating Officer, Mbuvi Ngunze, said that the relocation of the airlines’ operations and changes in the check-in counters for the four flights were expected to balance the distribution of passengers at unit 1 and 2 to ensure good coordination and optimization of  its resources 


 “This directive is an attempt to improve the quality of services and facilities for passengers. Changes in check-in counters for these flights are aimed at helping us to better serve our customers by ensuring greater convenience and comfort,” Mbuvi added.


Currently Unit two handles all the international departures with Unit 3 handling the domestic departures and arrivals.


All international arrivals are at the JKIA Parking Garage, which has been converted into a temporary arrival terminal.