Awards and Achievements 2013 Air Cargo Excellence Awards 2013- KQ Cargo voted top in service excellence during the Air Cargo News Global Service Award (L to R) , Patrick Roberts, Vice President, UK & Ireland Worldwide Flight Service WFS, Katrina Hanson - Cargo Manager Kenya Airways Europe and celebrity presenter Gyles Brandreth during the Event ceremony in the UK. 2011 The Maktaba 2011 Award- (Runner up) in the Special Library category -Library of the Year Award (LOYA) Africa’s Leading Economy Airline - World Travel Awards Best Kenya Flag Bearer – Marketing Society of Kenya awards 2010 Best Kenya Flag Bearer – Marketing Society of Kenya Awards 2nd runner up Industrial commercial and services category – FiRe (Financial Reports) awards PlusOne Award – Transport sector ICT winner - CIO 100 Gala Awards Best Financial Disclosure in Africa - World Investor Finance Awards Business airline of the year – Africa Investor Awards In July, Kenya Airways joins the ranks of global airlines as a full SkyTeam member Kenya Airways declared Business Airline of the Year at the Africa Investor (AI) Tourism Investor Awards. 2009 Kenya Airways Group Managing Director and CEO Dr Titus Naikuni is awarded the 2009 Aviation & Allied Business Individual Achievement Award. 2008 COYA (Company of the Year) top awards for strategic planning and emergency preparedness as well as Manager of the Year to HR Director Paul Kasimu. Travel News & Lifestyle Magazine votes Kenya Airways as African Airline of Choice, Best Regional Airline,Flying Blue voted the best Frequent Flier program and Msafiri - Best Inflight magazine 2007 Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) award for Excellence for In house publication - Msafiri IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit Ektron All Star wins - Best Travel Site 2006 KQ Most Respected Company in East Africa Award Kenya Airways voted East Africa's Most Respected Company for the second year running Kenya Airways wins the prestigious African Aviation Award awarded by the African Aviation Magazine in March 2005 October 2005 – KQ achieves IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) becoming the 1st carrier in sub-Saharan to get this rigorous safety certification Kenya Airways voted East Africa's Most Respected Company. Kenya Airways scoops triple win as Best Domestic Airline 2003, Best Regional Airline 2002 and 2003 and Best In-flight Magazine 2002 and 2003 by Travel News & Lifestyle Magazine 2004 Kenya Airways scoops triple win as Best Domestic Airline 2003, Best Regional Airline 2002 and 2003 and Best In-flight Magazine 2002 and 2003 by Travel News & Lifestyle Magazine. 2001 Voted Best User of Information Technology in Kenya by the Computer Society of Kenya. Named African Airline of the Year for third year running by African Aviation Magazine 2000 KQ MSK Awards- Named African Airline of the Year for the second year running by African Aviation Magazine. Voted runner-up in the award for the Most Respected Company in East Africa by business leaders surveyed by PricewaterhouseCoopers and Nation Media Group. 1999 Voted African Airline of the Year by African Aviation Magazine ( UK based publication). Voted Best Regional Airline in Eastern Africa by Travel News (a Kenyan publication).