Kenya Airways has welcomed back KQ100 crew who were involved in the low level security threat en route to London’s Heathrow Airport.
The airline thanked the crew for demonstrating professionalism, patience and going the extra mile to ensure the safety, security and well-being of their guests onboard.
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“This event was hosted by our Group MD & CEO Allan Kilavuka accompanied by COO Capt. George Kamal, CFO Hellen Mwariri, Fleet Manager B787, Capt. Ahmed Hassan, among other leaders as a token of appreciation following the security alert on 12th October 2023.
We are proud of the team for showing leadership and taking the necessary security precautions, exercising a high level of safety measures onboard as per the aviation security training. You demonstrated the true spirit of the pride of Africa.” said KQ
The Thursday incident saw fighter jets escort the plane to safety after they received the security threat before it was cleared and the plane allowed to make a return trip to Kenya.