Fly with Kenya Airways

About Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways, a member of the SkyTeam Alliance, is a leading African airline flying to 52 destinations worldwide, 43 of which are in Africa and carries over three million passengers annually. It continues to modernize its fleet with its 32 aircraft being some of the youngest in Africa. This includes its flagship B787 Dreamliner aircraft. The on-board service is renowned and the lie-flat business class seat on the wide-body aircraft is consistently voted among the world’s top 10. Kenya Airways takes pride for being in the forefront of connecting Africa to the World and the World to Africa through its hub at the new ultra -modern Terminal 1A at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. Kenya Airways celebrated 40 years of operations in January 2017 and was named Africa's Leading Airline 2017 by the World Travel Awards. On 28 October 2018, Kenya Airways will launch its first non-stop, daily flight from Nairobi to New York on a B787 Dreamliner.

Flying with Kenya Airways

This award-winning airline has two different travel classes: Economy Class and Business Class. More benefits from flying with Kenya Airways >>

Practical Information

Check-in: Kenya Airways offers online check-in for all types of ticket. Passengers are able to check-in online from 30 to 2 hours before the expected departure times. In addition, those passengers who opt to check-in online are able to choose their preferred seating or change the seating they have been allocated. Alternatively, passengers can check-in at the airport kiosk up to two and a half hours before departure time.


  • Economy Class passengers are permitted one piece of cabin baggage the dimensions of which should not exceed 21.7" x 13.8" x 9.9" inches and weight of which should not exceed 26.4 lbs.

  • Business Class (Premier World) ticket holders are permitted two pieces of cabin baggage, dimensions as above and each item should not exceed 39.6 lbs.

  • Economy Class passengers are permitted two checked baggage not exceeding 50.7 lbs per piece in weight; maximum size (L,H,W) 62 inches per piece.

  • Business Class passengers are permitted two checked baggage which should not exceed 70.54 lbs per piece; maximum size (L,H,W) 62 inches per piece.

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