Kenya Airways is set to receive its second Boeing 787-8 dreamliner aircraft this Saturday.
The aircraft was officially handed over to KQ in Charleston-South Carolina in a colourful ceremony attended by Boeing executives, and KQ staff.The dreamlinerjoins KQ fleet this Saturday after a 15 hour ferry flight from Charleston SC to Nairobi. This is according to a post on its facebook page.
This new acquisition is part of Kenya Airways 10-year strategic plan dubbed ‘Project Mawingu’ . Under ‘Project Mawing, the airline targets to increase its fleet size to 107 aircrafts by 2021 and destinations to 115.
The next Dreamliner will be delivered in July this year.Also joining the fleet this July is the third B777-300 ER. In April KQ received its first B787-8 Dreamliner and will receive four more Dreamliners by October2014.