Kenya Airways has been named Africa’s leading airline 2016 at the recent World Travel Awards gala held in Zanzibar, Tanzania.
The airline beat other nominees including Egypt Air, Royal Air Maroc, South African Airways and Tunisair to win the coveted trophy voted by customers.
Kenya Airways also bagged Africa’s leading airline in the business class for the fourth consecutive year.
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Kenya Airways, Mbuvi Ngunze: “We are honoured and delighted to accept these very prestigious awards, which reaffirm the trust reposed by our guests and confirms our undeterred commitment to customer satisfaction.
“We will continue to listen to our customers and respond to their needs, with a firm commitment to providing improved connectivity, and quality service.”
Shortly before these awards, Kenya Airways Simba Lounge and Pride Lounge at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport was rated the second best after Taipei, in Taiwan by SkyTeam passengers in a recent survey.
World Travel Awards recognise, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry within each key geographical region.