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Speaking during the function, President Kenyatta said the delivery of the Dreamliner paves way for Kenya Airways to further deepen trade connections with the world, especially through long haul flights.
“I have no doubt; this will result in the growth of trade, tourism and other forms of interaction with the rest of the world,” President Kenyatta said.
He said the project is important as it fulfils key priorities of government of attracting investment and creation of jobs.
To support Kenya Airways, said the President, the Government has been expanding Airport facilities and currently there is progress in building a new temporary terminal with a capacity of 2.5 million passengers a year.
He expressed his Government’s determination to expand Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to ensure it fulfils its mandate as the air hub for East and Central Africa.
He, therefore, announced that Terminal 4 which provides an excellent service as an arrival facility will be fully commissioned in July this year.
“A new 20 million passenger terminal is also already under construction. We are confident, that the standard of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport will, indeed, be significantly enhanced as an international hub when these projects are all completed,” the President added.
He reiterated the Government’s efforts to move the agenda of national transformation ahead by providing quality air services noting that infrastructure development is critical to economic growth.
He said the airline, which has more global presence than the embassies that Kenya has opened around the world, needs to continuously provide quality services to create a lasting impression.
He, however, said as Kenya Airways expands, it needs to always remember that it operates in a global context.
“Pilot costs are a significant part of your payroll. This is not just in salaries, but also training across fleets, productivity and other related fields,” President Kenyatta said.