Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 http://lumalifteye.com/trim-fire-forskolin/
  2. 2 Busting that joints
  3. 3 Trip Report Aids to construct sculpted, lean, and toned body like a muscular
  4. 4 Need help planning Namibia Trip!
  5. 5 A Little Trick for Converting Centigrade to Fahrenheit
  6. 6 Trip Report Trip Report: Tanzania, Kenya & Zanzibar with MICATO May /June 2006
  7. 7 Shimba Hills Mombasa Kenya Would This Works As A Day Trip From A Cruise?
  8. 8 Best books to read before Morocco visit? (not guide books)
  9. 9 Southern Africa or Tanzania/Kenya for August 2018 Family Trip
  10. 10 Trip Report 4th Safari with Warrior Trails in 2016
  11. 11 Lady Liuwa no more !!
  12. 12 Gamewatchers are great for helping plan
  13. 13 Trip Report Family4Travels to Israel & Petra -matzos, mezze and Menachem!!
  14. 14 Women's wear for Dubai?
  15. 15 Dubai Guide
  16. 16 Solo/female/40's US traveler req tour operator recommendations
  17. 17 Trip Report Trip Report: Madagascar and Rwanda
  18. 18 Cape Town/ Wineland Tour
  19. 19 Bush plane luggage (again)
  20. 20 Loldia House Kenya
  21. 21 rekero and encounter mara vehicles
  22. 22 Alexandria
  23. 23 kicheche compared to porini
  24. 24 best bag to get for fly in safari in kenya
  25. 25 Planning Tanzania trip-how many months?
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