Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 http://www.healthtalked.com/xtend-xr/
  2. 2 Restaurants and other suggestions - Fez, Essaouira
  3. 3 Itinerary and logistics of Mid April Mrocco solo
  4. 4 Carpet cooperative in Fes or Chefchaouen
  5. 5 Electric plugs in Morocco
  6. 6 Recommendations for Houseboat in Chobe
  7. 7 South Africa planning next Feb/March
  8. 8 Must sees in Southern Africa
  9. 9 safari for the mobility impaired
  10. 10 Jerusalem and the Holy Land
  11. 11 Kruger National Park with 5 year old
  12. 12 Car Rental Casablanca Aptil
  13. 13 Kenya and Tanzaniz combined 13 days Safari
  14. 14 A couple of quick questions about Israel
  15. 15 A Little Trick for Converting Centigrade to Fahrenheit
  16. 16 Family Kenya Safari July 2017
  17. 17 Proposed Itinerary Israel & Jordan
  18. 18 Want to take your laptop on the plane?
  19. 19 Recommendation on where to stay in Durban?
  20. 20 13 Days Tanzania and Kenya Safari
  21. 21 Morocco: Do it yourself, or get a tour company?
  22. 22 Trip Report Nine months to Egypt (but you should go now)
  23. 23 Buying merchandise
  24. 24 Kenya and Tanzania Tour Companies
  25. 25 Egypt January-February 2018
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report Update on Status of Operations at Nairobi Airport as of 16th August 2013

1. Visit by ICAO – ESAF Officials:
The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Eastern & South African Office (ESAF) visited the Emergency Operations Center on 15th August 2013. After reviewing operations at the Airport, they expressed satisfaction with the performance of both the operator (KAA) and the regulator (KCAA).

2. Various Operations:
i. Safety:
a. The footprint of pedestrians on the apron has increased tenfold and efforts will be made to assist passengers handling.

b. The ramp at the pavilion back exit has a very high gradient and porters are at hand to assist those with heavy trolleys and wheelchair passengers. KAA has began construction of a second ramp with a fairer gradient has began.

ii. Security:
a. The ring road around the arrivals terminal should be opened for motor vehicle access to Units 2 and 3.

iii. Passenger Facilitation
a. Arriving international passengers have a holding tent near the crew gate, and once their baggage arrives at the carousel, they pick it up and exit
through Unit 3 Arrivals.
b. Restoration of the upstairs section of Unit 2 (Gates 4 and 5) is ongoing with the area is set to be opened for use later next week.
c. KAA has Portable Public Address (PA) Systems for use at all passenger interfaces.
d. Flight Information Display Systems (FIDS) are now working.
e. Syokimau car park has no tent for meters & greeters. KAA is to provide a tent now that the rains have started.

iv. Signage, Image and Branding:
a. Signage is now about 96% done. Old signage that is not in congruence with the current activities is now being removed / covered.
b. Various walls in the temporary relocations may need some artistic murals to reduce the white monotony from the tents. KAA and KTB have already begun the process of beautification.

v. Business Continuity Levels:
a. All airlines (both domestic and international) have resumed operations with some of them working inside temporary accommodation (tents).
b. International operations are at 100% in terms of network but 90% in terms of volumes.
c. Domestic operations are back to normal.

vi. Overall Status of Operations:
. Unit 1 Upstairs Gates 11-14 is awaiting release before cleaning and major repairs.
. Unit 1 downstairs is awaiting release before cleaning and minor repairs.
. Unit 2 downstairs had some smoke but was cleaned and opened on the following day 8th August 2013.
. Unit 2 Upstairs Gates 4-5 Cleaning is in progress.
. Unit 2 Upstairs Gates 6-10 is awaiting release before cleaning and medium repairs.
. Unit 3 was not damaged by fire and was opened on the same day 7th August 2013.
. State Pavilion was availed by H.E. The President on 8th August 2013

No Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement