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Kenya Airways (KQ) in deep cash crisis?

News on the media report that Kenya Airways (KQ) is in deep financial crisis, with reports from Nairobi suggesting that the airline may be broke.

The Daily Nation reports that, Cash-strapped Kenya Airways has turned to debt to pay its workforce as the national carrier flies under the weight of liquidity flow problems that have seen its debt burden hit Sh70 billion.

Chief executive officer Mbuvi Ngunze said the airline was experiencing tough financial times that had left it with no option but to rely on debt to sustain its nearly 4,000 workforce.
Paying through debt

“...So how am I paying my staff? I am paying them through debt,” Mr Ngunze said when he appeared on Citizen Television’s Business Centre show on Wednesday night.

The national carrier has been going through turbulent times since booking a Sh10.45 billion after-tax loss for the six months to September last year.

It blamed the performance on dampened passenger numbers due to the suspension of flights to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone and Li…

Airbus delivers its 9,000th aircraft.

Airbus has celebrated the delivery of its 9000th aircraft at a ceremony in Hamburg, Germany on 20th March 2015. The aircraft is the first A321 to be delivered to Vietnamese carrier VietJetAir and will join the carrier’s all-Airbus A320 Family fleet flying on its fast-growing Asia-Pacific network.  “The delivery of our 9000th aircraft comes as we enjoy ongoing strong demand for aircraft across our product line,” said John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Customers. “The range of aircraft we offer today is unrivalled, meeting every airline requirement from 100 to over 500 seats with maximum efficiency, uncompromised comfort and broad customer appeal.” “We are especially pleased to be delivering today’s aircraft to VietJetAir, which is a rising star in the fast-growing Asian region. With the A321, VietJetAir will be able to increase capacity on its most popular routes while benefiting from the lowest operating costs of any single aisle aircraft.” “We are excited to be adding the A3…

Job Opportunities At Qatar Airways - Cabin Crew Recruitment Event Nairobi (females only) April 2015

Organisation: Qatar Airways

Job Function: Cabin Crew
Division: Cabin Crew
Employment Type: Full Time - Permanent
City: Middle East | Qatar | Doha
Last date of application: 24-Apr-2015


Qatar Airways

Welcome to a world where ambitions fly high

From experienced pilots to dynamic professionals embarking on new careers, Qatar Airways is searching for talented individuals to join our award-winning team.

We take pride in our people—a dynamic and culturally diverse workforce is essential to why we are one of the finest and fastest growing airlines in the world.

We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages and Doha based employees receive a range of allowances and enjoy a tax-free income.


About Your Job:

"Be part of a story worth telling!

Join our award winning 5 Star Cabin Crew team"
As the National Airline of the State of Qatar, we seek to reflect the best of Qatar's warm and generous hospitality.

Job Vacancy At Precision Air - Cabin Crews (10-Posts)

JOB VACANCY Precision Air Services Plc is a fast growing private Tanzanian airline which operates in Partnership with Kenya Airways, with its strategies to expand wings beyond East Africa and Africa.
In order to keep our services at a higher level and meet our customers’ maximum satisfaction We wish to invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill in this challenging position.
POSITION:          CABIN CREWS(10-POSTS) REPORTS TO:     CHIEF CABIN CREW DUTY STATION: DAR ES SALAAM ROLE PURPOSE OF THE STATEMENT
You will be reporting to Chief Cabin Crew/Assistants Chief Cabin Crew - P

flydubai increases frequency on African routes for summer schedule

With the additional flights to Alexandria, Bujumbura, Juba and Zanzibar, airline will operate 78 flights a week to Africa.

From 29 March, flydubai will increase its service from five flights a week to daily to the capital of South Sudan, Juba and three flights a week instead of two to Bujumbura, Burundi.
Zanzibar, which has seen excellent demand since the launch of the route in October 2014, will be served with four flights a week instead of two. While Alexandria in Egypt will also see flydubai increase its flights from two to three a day from June 2015. In line with growing trade and tourism ties between the UAE and East and North Africa, flydubai launched six routes to the region in 2014, doubling its network, and becoming the third biggest carrier of its category there and the first to offer a Business Class option to Dubai from destinations like Juba. .
Commencing in September 2009, Djibouti was flydubai’s first destination in Africa. The airline today has a network of 12 points in th…