Four Kenyan airports obtain Carbon Accreditation Level 1

KENYA – Jomo Kenyatta, Moi, Kisumu and Eldoret international Airports have joined the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme, achieving Level 1 “Mapping” accreditation, Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) has announced. The four Kenyan airports are the first airports in East and Central Africa to join the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme, committing the facilities to reduce their carbon emissions, with the ultimate goal of achieving carbon neutrality. Owned by Airports Council International, the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme is the only institutionally-endorsed, global carbon management programme for airports and it provides airports with a…

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Kenya’s JKIA, Moi Airports ranked among the best on customer service in Africa

KENYA – Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Nairobi, and Moi International Airport (MIA), Mombasa have been ranked second and fourth respectively in customer service in Africa by the Airports Council International (ACI). Dakar Blaise Diagne International Airport (Diass, Senegal) was ranked the best airport in Africa after demonstrating “significant efforts” in gathering passenger feedback through the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Departures survey, to help them better understand their customers during the pandemic. Among the top six airports include Kotoka International Airport (Accra, Ghana) which came third while SSR International Airport…

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ACI and IATA urge governments to use testing to save aviation sector

WORLD – The Airports Council International (ACI) World and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have reinforced the urgent call for governments to use testing as a means to safely re-open borders and re-establish global connectivity and to prevent the systemic collapse of the aviation industry with non-debt generating financial support. They say the dual measures would protect countries from the importation of COVID-19 cases, avert an employment crisis in the travel and tourism sector and ensure that the critical aviation structure remains viable and able to support the economic…

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