Just read in the following article that Kenya Airwas wants to "double" fleet in 5 years:
But more interestingly, KQ wants to source pilots from it's local talent pool:
First of all, I don't believe in looking at fleet number alone, but rather with capacity as well- subtle but similar properties there.
Second, KQ is destined to have a fleet of leased 788, 77W, 77E, 767-300ER, 737/400/700 and E-190s. Looking at their recent order for more E-jets, looks like they want to tap into the new - but thin - markets within Africa into Nairobi.
Dare I say NBO airport is bursting at the seems during peak times ... I am not aware of any expansion plans?
Your thoughts, as always, are appreciated.
[Edited 2011-09-06 11:13:28]
[Edited 2011-09-06 11:14:13]