Kenya Airways appoints AirlinePros International as GSA in Canada, Central & Latin America

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Kenya Airways PLC (KQ) Africa’s award-winning airline, has appointed AirlinePros as its general sales agent for its Americas offline markets covering Canada, the Caribbean, and Latin America.

Through this partnership, AirlinePros will be providing wide-ranging sales and marketing activities for Kenya Airways, extending the airline’s reach in this geographic region and providing a more robust offering to its customers.

Julius Thairu, Ag. Chief Commercial & Customer Officer at Kenya Airways said, “We believe that partnerships are critical to our long-term sustainability as an airline, a fact that the global crisis has illustrated. We are excited to have AirlinePros as our partner as we seek to extend our commercial distribution and brand recognition in the region.”

Achma Asokan, CEO, AirlinePros International commented, “We at AirlinePros are delighted to be appointed to represent Kenya Airways across the Americas. As travel begins to open up, we are seeing strong pent up travel demand emerging. Kenya Airways hub in Nairobi is home to many multinational companies and international organizations, in addition the extensive network will offer passengers the opportunity to explore the continent beyond Nairobi with ease with service to 34 destinations in Africa.”

Kenya Airways resumed its convenient non-stop flights between its hub in Nairobi to New York’s JFK Airport, three times weekly. Guests travelling from New York to Nairobi can conveniently connect to multiple destinations throughout Africa on Kenya Airways including South Africa, Tanzania, Ghana, Senegal and Zambia.

For further information, photos or to arrange an interview please contact:
Linzi Barber
SVP, Global Operations


Rehema Kahurananga
Corporate Communications, Kenya Airways

About Kenya Airways
Kenya Airways, a member of the Sky Team Alliance, is a leading African airline flying to 41 destinations worldwide, 34 of which are in Africa and carries over four million passengers annually. In 2020 KQ was named Africa’s Leading Airline by the World Travel Awards. It continues to modernize its fleet with its 32 aircraft being some of the youngest in Africa. This includes its flagship B787 Dreamliner aircraft. Kenya Airways services cargo flights including London, Amsterdam, Guangzhou, Sharjah, Mumbai and over 25 intra-Africa routes in addition to its passenger network. The 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 in being at 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.
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About AirlinePros International
AirlinePros International is a distribution and representation firm founded and managed by airline professionals for the aviation and tourism industry. Our ethos is simple, we partner with professionals who share our values in delivering unparalleled value for our clients. Simultaneously, we maximize our international network for the benefit of our clients. Our diverse International Management team has over 500 years of collective travel industry experience. We have been contracted by both the Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to assist airlines access new markets through ARC/BSP.
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