Passengers are kindly asked not to use any electronic
devices during taxi-out, take-off, climbing, descent, landing and taxi-in. Such
electronic devices include laptop computers, remote controlled games, radios,
portable TV sets and mobile phones which may interfere with the safe operation
of the aircraft. Passengers can use these devices at cruise level but cabin
crew must be notified first.
Immediately after the aircraft has taken off, its high-powered
engines enable it to climb very steeply. Shortly afterwards, you will hear a
reduction in the engine sound for local noise restrictions, but even during
this reduction in power, the aircraft continues to climb at a considerable
All our aircraft cabins are fully pressurized. However, due
to a change in pressure in the cabin during take-off and landing, some
passengers may experience slight discomfort in the ear, which can be relieved
by swallowing, yawning, or pinching the nostrils gently and breathing out
whilst keeping the lips sealed.
Smoking is prohibited on board all Kenya Airways flights
including inside the toilets where smoke detector alarm systems are fitted. The
smoke free atmosphere ensures improved air quality on-board and is in line with
the airline's goal of offering a comfortable traveling environment for both
passengers and cabin personnel.