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Kenya Airways Adopts Lufthansa Systems SchedConnect

Kenya Airways chooses SchedConnect codeshare management solution from Lufthansa Systems.
Kenya Airways Adopts Lufthansa Systems Codeshare
Aircraft, Kenya Airways.

Kenya Airways has chosen Lufthansa Systems‘ codeshare management solution, SchedConnect. The two companies have been partners since 2007, with Kenya Airways already using Lufthansa Systems’ NetLine/Sched and NetLine/Plan.

As a member of the SkyTeam alliance, Kenya Airways has 20 codeshare partners, making it a fully integrated network carrier. With SchedConnect, Kenya Airways can easily manage and update its schedule, even with many changes and multiple partnerships.

Previously, Kenya Airways had to handle codeshare management tasks manually. But now, they can use a central flight repository and schedule database. It saves all customers’ and codeshare partners’ schedules in real-time. This helps the airline reduce scheduling errors, prevent customer complaints and pricing mistakes, and make the most of its codeshare connections.

“We are delighted to strengthen our partnership with Lufthansa Systems,” said Martin Gitonga, Head of Network and Alliances at Kenya Airways. “Having relied on NetLine/Sched and NetLine/Plan for sixteen years, we trust the quality of their solutions and look forward to a fast integration of new codeshare partners with SchedConnect.”

“We are looking forward to continue working alongside our valued customer, Kenya Airways. We are pleased to support them with our reliable and experienced codeshare management solution, that is specifically designed to meet the needs of airlines operating in codeshare partnerships, such as SkyTeam alliance members,” added Marco Cesa, SVP Regional Management EMEA at Lufthansa Systems.

About Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways is a leading African airline that is part of the SkyTeam alliance. They fly to 42 destinations worldwide, with 35 of them located in Africa. In 2022, Kenya Airways received several prestigious awards, including African’s Leading Airline, Africa’s Leading Airline Brand, Africa’s Leading Airline – Business Class, and Africa’s Leading Inflight Magazine (Msafiri) at the World Travel Awards.

The airline operates a fleet of Boeing aircraft, including the impressive B787 Dreamliner for long-haul flights and the agile Embraer E190 for shorter routes. Passengers can expect exceptional service on board with highly-rated, lie-flat business class seats on their wide-body planes.

Kenya Airways prides itself on being a key connector between Africa and the rest of the world. They operate from the modern Terminal 1A at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, ensuring seamless travel experiences for passengers.

About Lufthansa Systems

Lufthansa Systems GmbH is a top airline IT provider. The company is shaping the future of digital aviation. With over 25 years of experience, they combine their industry knowledge with advanced technology expertise. As a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group, they offer a wide range of IT products and services. The company has over 350 customers in the aviation industry. Their innovative portfolio covers all aspects of an airline’s operations, from the flight deck to the cabin and ground services. Committed to sustainability, Lufthansa Systems strives to reduce its environmental impact and help its airline customers worldwide do the same. With headquarters in Raunheim, near Frankfurt, Germany, they have a global team of approximately 2,800 professionals across 16 countries.

For more information, visit their website: www.lhsystems.com

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