Kenya Airways rolls out SkyPriority Service in Partnership with SkyTeam
SkyPriority will reduce check in and transfer time, assuring customers of convenience
June 4, 2012, Dubai, UAE; Loyal customers of Kenya Airways can now enjoy more convenience when travelling following the launch of the SkyPriority service across the airline’s network. SkyPriority is a series of distinctively branded priority airport services offered to Elite Plus, First and Business Class customers
The new service launched this morning offers eligible customers valuable benefits such as priority access to facilities and services such as check in, boarding and baggage handling as well as immigration control at various airports.
Speaking during the launch of the service, Kenya Airways Chief Operating Officer Mbuvi Ngunze said the service was yet another service enhancement initiative by the airline and its partners in the SkyTeam Alliance.
“SkyPriority is about delivering quality experience to our high value customers. The essence of this initiative by SkyTeam is to create a differentiating experience from other alliances by enhancing convenience,” said Ngunze.
Customers not only enjoy convenience but also reduced time during - pre, transfer, and post flight-. The service will be implemented in two phases starting this month with the airline’s hub in Nairobi and Kenya Airways regional destinations namely, Mombasa, Malindi, Dar es Salaam, Entebbe and Kisumu.
The second phase will kick off in July to end in November and will cover the rest of the airline’s global destinations including the rest of Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the Far East, and Europe. Kenya Airways currently flies to 57 destinations the latest being New Delhi which was launched earlier this month.
Kenya Airways is a member of the SkyTeam Alliance, a global partnership of sixteen airlines.
Ngunze added that Sky Priority was designed with the time-conscious globe-trotter in mind. “This service offers an exciting experience for the discerning traveler with a keen sense of quality service,” he concludes.
About Kenya Airways
Kenya Airways, a member of the SkyTeam Alliance, is the leading African airline flying to over 57 destinations worldwide, 45 of which are in Africa and carries over three million passengers annually. Kenya Airways is also a major employer with a workforce of over 4,200 employees. It continues to modernize its fleet with its 35 aircraft fleet being one of the most modern in Africa. 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.
Most recently it has scooped top awards at the Africa Investor (Ai) Tourism Investor Awards and was declared the Business Airline of the Year in Africa. Kenya Airways takes pride for being in the fore front of connecting Africa to the world and the World to Africa through its hub Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
For more information, please visit www.kenya-airways.com
SkyTeam is a global airline alliance providing customers from member airlines access to an extensive global network with more destinations, more frequencies and more connectivity. Passengers can earn and redeem Frequent Flyer Miles throughout the SkyTeam network. SkyTeam member airlines offer customers over 490 lounges worldwide. The sixteen members are: Aeroflot, Aeroméxico, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Korean Air, Saudia, TAROM and Vietnam Airlines. SkyTeam offers its 506 million annual customers over 14,7300 daily flights to 958 destinations in 173 countries.
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