Kenya Airways has painted one of its Boeing 737-700 aircraft in SkyTeam livery to signify its position as Africa’s representative to the global airline alliance.
The aircraft will have SkyTeam branding on its tail and fuselage in addition to the Kenya Airways logo.
SkyTeam membership gives Kenya Airways passengers access to over 926 destinations in 173 countries and over 490 lounges globally. Through Kenya Airways, SkyTeam partner airline passengers can access the former’s expansive destination network in Africa.
Kenya Airways Chief Executive Dr. Titus Naikuni said that the airline's partnership with SkyTeam "will enable us to consolidate our presence in the African and global markets in line with our 10-year Growth Plan."
Naikuni added that Kenya Airways was a key strategic member in SkyTeam by being Africa’s sole representative with access to 45 destinations in Africa and 11 in the rest of the world.