The group has been able to uplift an increased 500 tonnes monthly.
The airline has carried 1,400 tonnes of PPE, pharmaceuticals, and vaccines into Africa. The airline has also carried 360 tonnes of garments, flowers, and tropical fish to the US, and from Asia to Africa 6,000 tonnes of electronic consumer, machinery, and fashion goods.
'Notwithstanding the current global crisis brought about by Covid-19 pandemic, we will continue to adopt an agile approach in responding to the current dynamic marketplace. Our focus is on business recovery and to continue contributing to the rebuilding of economies and communities impacted by the pandemic,' said Kenya Airways CEO Allan Kilavuka.
Said Kenya Airways chairman Michael Joseph: 'During the period, the company??s main focus was and still is cash conservation. The company has exploited opportunities of raising much-needed revenue through passenger charters and ramped up cargo operations. Other initiatives undertaken by management include partnerships with other airlines, lease rentals re-negotiations, payment plans with suppliers, and partial deferment of staff salaries.'