08 May 2024

Kenya Airways Confirms the Release of Detained Employees & Flight Resumption to Kinshasa

Kenya Airways confirms that military authorities in Kinshasa have unconditionally released our two employees who had been detained since 19 April 2024.

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Kenya Airways Confirms The Release Of Detailed Employees & Flight Resumption To Kinshasa

We wish to thank all those who worked tirelessly for the release of our innocent colleagues. Special thanks to KQ colleagues who have been on the ground in Kinshasa and those in Nairobi working to secure their release.

We would also like to thank the Government of Kenya, led by the Prime Cabinet Secretary, His Excellency Musalia Mudavadi, and the Kenyan embassy in Kinshasa.

 

We want to reiterate that our employees are innocent and were only carrying out their duties in strict adherence to the laid-out procedures. We stand by their innocence and will continue to support them.

 

With the necessary ground support in place, we are pleased to announce that Kenya Airways will resume flights to Kinshasa on 8 May 2024. We look forward to serving our valued customers once again.

 

Customers can contact our customer excellence team at +254 711 024 747, WhatsApp at +254 705 474 747, or email customer.relations@kenya-airways.com. We will continue cooperating with the investigating agencies and the relevant Government entities in both DRC and Kenya.


Allan Kilavuka
Group Managing Director & CEO.
6 May 2024.

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