Nairobi — Kenya Airways today hosted SkyTeam CEO Mr. Perry Cantarutti in Nairobi on the sidelines of a major SkyTeam meeting comprising of executives from member airlines.
During the meeting with SkyTeam CEO, KQ CEO Mbuvi Ngunze outlined the airlines strategy to further improve travel on the network in a bid to ensure efficiency and consistency.
During the joint talks both CEOs reaffirmed the SkyTeam alliance objectives to building its global network, a high standard of customer service, which includes enhancing seamlessness and creating efficiencies between member airlines.
“Through this alliance we are able to provide flights to a large number of cities, giving us access to a large network. Our customers are able to enjoy the premium services including lounges across the network,” said Mr. Ngunze.
“KQ is a proud member of the alliance connecting passengers to Africa through its JKIA hub. The SkyTeam managers meeting being held in Nairobi is a sign of the importance KQ has within the alliance” Said Mr. Cantarutti
Kenya Airways became a full member of SkyTeam in 2010 after being an association member for 3 years. It is the only African airline in the 20 member alliance.
SkyTeam is a global airline alliance providing customs from member airlines access to an extensive global network with more destinations, higher frequency, and better connectivity than a single airline can offer. It was established in 2000.
Currently, SkyTeam’s member carriers offer more than 16,420 daily flights to 1,064 destinations in 177 countries and serve over 600 million passengers per year.