In a statement, CEO Allan Kilavuka noted that if these challenges in securing parts continue, the airline may have to cut some flights.
Impact of the Ukraine War on the Aviation Industry
The CEO attributes the difficulties in obtaining aircraft components to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, which has severely impacted the Russian supply chain crucial to global aviation. One specific material mentioned is titanium from Russia, which is vital in the maintenance of airplanes.
Kenya Airways Fleet & Strategy
As one of Africa's leading airlines, Kenya Airways' strategy centers on connecting African travelers to the world and vice versa through its hub in Nairobi. The airline operates a fleet of planes from Boeing and Embraer.