Kenya Considers a Full Takeover of Its National Airline

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A Kenya Airways jet is parked at London’s Heathrow International Airport. Kenya may consider taking full ownership of its national carrier to effectively ward off competition from other state-owned airlines. Suzanne Plunkett / Bloomberg

Skift Take: Kenya Airways has made progress on a financial turnaround after a prolonged political crisis in its domestic market, rising competition from rival state-owned airlines on the continent, and a costly restructuring. The airline isn’t in the clear yet, but things look promising.

— Sean O’Neill

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