Tuesday November 20, 2018-The Government of President Uhuru Kenyatta, through the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA), has announced changes planned for the country's leading airports.
In a statement, KAA, the Ministry of Transport and that of Tourism jointly endorsed the plans to overhaul services and facilities at JKIA, Moi and Kisumu International Airports.
Among the changes intended for JKIA Is the rehabilitation and expansion of the domestic travels area in readiness for the business boom anticipated during this December holidays.
"We are currently expanding the passenger area at JKIA terminal 1D to cater for the increased number of domestic travelers during Christmas holidays," stated KAA Managing Director, Jonny Andersen.
According to Anderson, strengthening of the runway at the Kisumu International Airport is also nearing completion in a plan targeting to allow larger planes to land at the lakeside city.
On the other hand, Tourism CS, Najib Balala, welcomed the move to expand Moi International Airport in Mombasa, saying the airport was critical for the Coast region's economy.
The Kenyan DAILY POST