AirKenya wins Air Operator of the Year Award

AIRKENYA emerged the Air Operator of the Year at the inaugural Kenya Tourism Awards in June 2011 at a dazzling ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya.  The event organized by the Kenya Tourist Federation had seventeen categories for nominations of awards in the Tourism sector.

Airkenya trumped as the most “reliable, safe airline…” and achieved a score over 70% in this category. 

The “Air Operator of the Year Award” was looking for the airline that best achieved: on time departures and arrivals, undertake continuous staff training and development, resource saving initiatives, waste reduction and management, health and safety policy and procedures amongst others.

The evening was attended by the Kenyan tourism fraternity and was further graced by the presence of UNWTO, Secretary General Dr. Taleb Rifai  together with Kenya’s Minister of Tourism Hon Najib Balala.

 Airkenya’s GM, Dino Bisleti, together with Airkenya staff received the award.