Kenya Civil Aviation Authority automates aeronautical search and rescue

The efficiency in response to aeronautical Search and Rescue is set to improve drastically after the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) launched an automated Aeronautical Search and Rescue System at the Aeronautical Rescue Coordination Centre (ARCC) located at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, shifting from the previous manual system. The setting up of the automated integrated Search and Rescue system at the ARCC that cost Kshs. 31 million will enable the KCAA Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) to have continuous coordination, of all Aeronautical Search and Rescue missions within the country.…

Emirates SkyCargo maintains supply chains for food and other perishables during COVID-19

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, continues to play a vital role in supporting Kenyan businesses through the transportation of essential food commodities using its Boeing 777-300ERs passenger aircrafts from Nairobi to Dubai. The air cargo carrier has enhanced the movement of fresh fruits and through the airline’s 10 weekly scheduled flights from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. In particular, Kenya has exported fresh fruits such as pineapple, avocados, mangoes and chilled goat meat to global markets through Emirates hub in Dubai. Mr. Saeed Abdulla, Emirates Cargo Manager, East Africa…