08 Sep 2023

Kenya Airways unit pushing use of drones and other emerging aviation technologies


With new technologies promising to transform commercial aviation, Kenyan national flag carrier Kenya Airways is determined to be an active participant in this revolution and so make the East African country a regional and then continental (and perhaps even a global) centre for these technologies. To this end, it has set up a specialised subsidiary company, Fahari Aviation. (Fahari is a kiSwahili word which translates as ‘pride’; Kenya Airways’ slogan is ‘The Pride of Africa’.)

“Fahari Aviation was created to address emerging aviation technologies,” explains Fahari chief Hawkins Musili. “The first technology initiative we are undertaking is drones. And the first step in this initiative is to develop ‘domain expertise’. We want to make this work.”

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Source: EngineeringNews

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