Thursday, April 11, 2013

► KENYA: (Pics) Kenya Airways Cargo's first B737-300F officially unveiled in Nairobi.

Kenya Airways Cargo logoKenya Airways Cargo (KQ) has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737-300(F) (MSN 29088 | 5Y-KQC), recently converted in Shanghai by Boeing. The ceremony took place today at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Under its 10-year growth strategy, Kenya Airways plans to have 12 freighters in its fleet by 2022.

Kenya Airways Cargo 737-300F Delivery ceremony in Nairobi

(Pictures Courtesy Kenya Airways)

Kenya Airways latest modified 737-300 Freighter (KQ)

Kenya Airways Cargo 737-300F Delivery ceremony

Kenya Airways Cargo 737-300F Delivery ceremony
The B737-300F has a cargo capacity of 20 tonnes and is the first of four passenger aircraft owned by the airline which were identified for conversion into freighters in October 2012 in order to strengthen its cargo business.

The converted freighter will serve Eastern, Central and Southern Africa with planned destinations including Juba, Luanda, Bangui, Douala,Yaoundé, Kigali, Entebbe, Dar-es-Salaam, Kinshasa and Bujumbura, amongst others.

Thanks to RwandanFlyer.


  1. FI can only wish the Kenya team unequaled success. The aircraft is the right size for the African economies.

  2. This is correct thinking for the optimum utilisation of this type of aircraft. Congratulations to the management team for forward thinking.