Kenya Airways has been named Africa’s Leading Airline, 2017, at the World Travel Awards ceremony held on Tuesday, 10 October, 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Conference Centre Kigali, Rwanda.
This is the second consecutive year the airline has won the coveted title beating other nominees including Rwanda Air, Egypt Air, Royal Air Maroc, and South African Airways.
Kenya Airways also bagged the title Africa’s leading airline – Business Class for the fifth consecutive year.
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Sebastian Mikosz attributed the achievement to the dedicated and talented staff at the airline that work hard to provide the best travel experience possible for its guests.
Kenya Airways, a member of the Sky Team Alliance, is a leading African airline flying to 53 destinations worldwide, 42 of which are in Africa and carries over three million passengers annually.
The airlines on-board service is renowned and the lie-flat business class seat on the wide-body aircraft is consistently voted among the world’s top 10.
Kenya Airways takes pride for being in the forefront of connecting Africa to the World and the World to Africa through its hub at the new ultra -modern Terminal 1A at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.
World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence.