KQ Forced To Explain Dilapidated Door On Its Entebbe Flight
A social media user on January 20th 2020 took a picture of the interior of a Kenya Airways (KQ) flight 578 to Entebbe from Jomo Kenyatta International Aiport (JKIA) asking if the emergecny door had been stitched together by glue.
Kenya Airways immediately responded by clarifying that its flight crew had forgot to return the door hatch to its righful posisiton during inflight deminstration.
— Emmanuel Dennis (@Emmanueldennis) January 20, 2020
Hello @Emmanueldennis , thank you for your concern. To clarify, this is an emergency exit door hatch. During departure, crew demonstrate to passengers seated next to the exit how to open it in the case of an emergency. 1/2 Please see the next thread for more…
— Kenya Airways (@KenyaAirways) January 21, 2020
February 9th 2020: A Kenya Airways plane a Boeing 737-800 stuck on the taxi way for hours after its engines fail to start.
January 2nd 2020: Passengers stranded at the Moi International Airport – Mombasa for more than three hours as KQ607 engine refuses to switch off.
October 4th 2019: A Kenya Airways E190 flight KQ484 on its way to Dar es Salaam from Nairobi had to make a quick return to Nairobi 33 minutes after departure.
July 1st , 20019: Body of a male stowaway, unidentified till today, falls off KQ Flight 100 from Nairobi to London shortly before landing at Heathrow; efforts underway to identify the man.
June 17th 2019: A Kenya Airways plane carrying 100 passengers was forced to return to Moi International Airport, Mombasa, after it developed mechanical problems midair.
In all the delays that clients often complain about, KQ has failed to satisfactorily address the issues.
Though Kenya’s airspace has a higher safety record, Kenya Airways’s worst air disaster remains the Doula Cameroon Crash fo Flight 507, for which many questions remain unanswered.