Kenya Airways, the national airline of Kenya, has been named Africa’s Leading Airline, 2017, at the World Travel Awards gala ceremony held in 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.
The award ceremony was held at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Conference Centre in Kigali, Rwanda in October. The World Travel Awards are acknowledged across the globe as the hallmark of industry excellence.
The Awards serve to recognize, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry within each key geographical region.
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.