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KQ 2nd Dreamliner arrives on Saturday, 21st June

Kenya Airways is set to receive its second Boeing 787-8 dreamliner aircraft this Saturday. The aircraft was handed over officially to KQ in Charleston-South Carolina in a colourful ceremony attended by Boeing executives, and KQ staff.The dreamliner joins KQ fleet this Saturday after a 15 hour ferry flight from Charleston SC to Nairobi. 

5Y- KZB in Charleston USA
Flight operations Director Captain Paul Mwangi,Flight Purser Venus and Flight Attendant Hinal Celebrate at the Delivery Dinner for the new 787 in Charleston
KQ and KCAA delivery teams gives a thumps up to the new dreamliner after final inspection.


This acquisition is part of Kenya Airways 10-year strategic plan dubbed ‘Project Mawingu’ in which the airline targets to increase its fleet size to 107 aircrafts by 2021 and destinations to 115. The next Dreamliner will be delivered in July this year. Also joining the fleet this July is the third B777-300 ER. In April KQ received its first B787-8 Dreamliner and will receive four more Dreamliners by October 2014.


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