Posted by KEVIN KORIR on  June 7, 2024
Category: Uncategorized
Empowering Kenya’s Aviation Industry: A Closer Look at the Kenya Association of Air Operators (KAAO) In the realm of aviation, safety, efficiency, and cooperation are paramount. For Kenya’s aviation sector, these principles are not just aspirations, but also the bedrock upon which the Kenya Association of Air Operators (KAAO) stands. Established with a vision to unify the diverse voices within the Kenyan aviation industry, KAAO has been diligently working towards promoting a safe, reliable, sustainable,

Launch of Aviation Satellite Account

Posted by KEVIN KORIR on  June 4, 2024
Category: Press Releases
30th April 2024, Nairobi. The Kenya Association of Air Operators (KAAO) joined the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA), Kenya Airports Authority (KAA), and Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) to launch the Aviation Satellite Account (ASA) project on April 30th, 2024, in Nairobi. This initiative aims to comprehensively measure and understand the economic contributions of civil aviation to Kenya’s National development. Under the ASA project, KNBS will play a pivotal role in publishing key data,

KAAO Press Statement on Finance Bill 2024

Posted by KEVIN KORIR on  May 21, 2024
Category: Press Releases
20th May 2024, Nairobi, Kenya. Implications of the Proposed Removal of VAT Exemptions on the Aviation Sector in the Finance Bill 2024 The Kenya Association of Air Operators (KAAO) expresses deep concern regarding the Finance Bill 2024, which proposes to eliminate VAT exemptions previously granted to the aviation sector. These exemptions have been instrumental in stimulating growth and investment within the industry. The proposed deletion of these VAT exemptions threatens to undermine the substantial progress
4th April 2024  Nairobi, Kenya The Kenya Association of Air Operators (KAAO) held its first bi-annual meeting of 2024 with the Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Roads and Transport, Hon. Kipchumba Murkomen, E.G.H. at the Wilson Airport on April 4th, 2024. This high-level meeting provides a forum where issues affecting or have the potential of affecting smooth air operations are discussed and addressed. During this meeting highlights of ongoing efforts to address critical issues facing Kenya’s
18th to 20th March, 2024 Nairobi, Kenya The Kenya Association of Air Operators (KAAO) is pleased to inform its members about the key takeaways from a recent workshop on the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) Regulatory Instruments. The 3-day workshop, held from March 18th to 20th, 2024, at the East African School of Aviation in Nairobi, Kenya, was organized by the African Airlines Association (AFRAA), African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) and African Union Commission